Tag Archives: Vaughan Williams

ENDNOTES, June 2016

ENDNOTES, June 2016 In this edition: world premieres at the Tenth English Music Festival * Dr. Leslie Jones reviews Mozart Explored, An Academy in Vienna, St John’s Smith Square, 26th May 2016 Some 30 years ago (readers of this column, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 11th March 2016

ENDNOTES, 11th March 2016 In this edition: concert to celebrate Ronald Corp’s 65th birthday* New symphony by Belgium’s leading modernist * The music of Ginastera – from Chandos. Ronald Corp has been a motivating, inspirational force in London and indeed … 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 – Prokofiev, Szymanowski, Vaughan Williams and Arnold

Endnotes – Prokofiev, Complete Works for Violin; Szymanowski in the High Tatras; Malcolm Arnold and Vaughan Williams in classic recordings STUART MILLSON looks to Europe’s east Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev (1891-1953) is, possibly, one of the most difficult composers to discuss. For … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Discs – Stuart Millson

STUART MILLSON Quarterly Review Music Editor If I find myself on a desert island, or living in a nuclear bunker, or in a cave in Wales (the latter will have its own generator, so that my collection of CDs and … Continue reading

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Overture for the 2013 English Music Festival

English Music Festival begins the year with curtain-raiser of rare gems The Orchestra of St. Paul’s, conductor, Ben Palmer at St. John’s, Smith Square, London. 28th February 2013 STUART MILLSON Before a note was played at February’s English Music Festival … Continue reading

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