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Tel: 01383 727491
Branch Meetings are held at St Mark’s Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace Edinburgh, EH1 2DP from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Meetings include a speaker presentation; live music provided by members or guest performers; and tea and cake refreshments. Non-members are welcome to attend and encouraged to join the Elgar Society.
PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS 2018
Sunday 21st January 2018
- Adrian Brown “The Four Brinkwells Masterpieces” on the Cello Concerto and three chamber works composed by Elgar at Brinkwells, the woodland retreat, in Sussex. followed by:
- Elgar Society Scottish Branch AGM 2018 including plans for meetings and events in 2018 and beyond.
Further meetings in 2018
Plans for further meetings in 2018 are in preparation and dates and detail will be given shortly.
CONCERTS IN 2018
Sunday 28 January 2018, 7.45pm St Cuthbert’s Church, Edinburgh
SCOTTISH SINFONIA – ELGAR CONCERT
Introduction and Allegro for Strings,
Excerpts from “The Kingdom”
Symphony No 2 in E flat major
Conductor: Neil Mantle
Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7.30pm New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
RSNO CONCERT PREVIEW FOR ELGAR FIRST SYMPHONY
Ahead of the concert performance of Elgar’s First Symphony, Karl-Heinz Steffens (presenter) John Whitener (tuba player) and the full RSNO dive deep beneath the notes, talking, playing and using live musical examples to unpick the layers and legends that make this symphony so much more than just a very British masterpiece.
Friday 9 February 2018, 7.30pm Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Saturday 10 February 2018, 7.30pm Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
RSNO CONCERT – ELGAR FIRST SYMPHONY
Britten An American Overture
Schumann Cello Concerto (soloist; Jan Vogler, cello)
Elgar Symphony No 1
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens
*Thursday 15 February 2018, 6.45pm in the Recital Room, City Halls, Glasgow
* Prelude to Glasgow Concert
Iain Farrington, General Editor of the Elgar Complete Edition talks about Elgar’s Cello Concerto and its links with Walton.
Thursday 15 February 2018, 7.30pm* City Halls, Glasgow
Sunday 18 February 2018, 3pm Usher Hall, Edinburgh
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA-ELGAR AND WALTON
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
Elgar Cello Concerto (soloist: Leonard Elschenbroich, cello)
Walton Symphony No 1
Conductor: John Wilson