Tag Archives: Sibelius

ENDNOTES, 21st August 2015

ENDNOTES, 21st August 2015 Five important 20th-century works at the Proms The 121st season of Henry Wood Promenade concerts continues its onward stride, with large audiences attracted almost every night by that potent combination of innovation, presentation of the great … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, July 24th 2015

ENDNOTES, July 24th 2015 First Night of the Proms Stuart Millson attends a much loved event As a young 19-year-old Promenader, I can remember the sense of expectation that I and others felt in the Arena queue for the First … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – these he has loved

ENDNOTES – these he has loved Stuart Millson presents a seasonal selection A few favourite recordings… a very personal view, and an end-of-year indulgence I have always found that the month of December, and in particular, the Christmas holiday, is … Continue reading

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Endnotes STUART MILLSON

ENDNOTES, September 2014 In this edition: a report from the Proms: William Mathias and Elgar, and composers of the Great War  * Coronation music from Somm Records  * Classic Sibelius from Iceland. For conductor Mark Wigglesworth, Sir Edward Elgar’s First … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES Proms, patriotism and pacifism STUART MILLSON

ENDNOTES News from conductor Owain Arwel Hughes * Major new Sibelius cycle from Chandos * ‘Owen Wingrave’ at Aldeburgh * Piano music by Panufnik Orchestral conductor Owain Arwel Hughes, CBE, is approaching one of his busiest times of the year, … Continue reading

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