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Sir Adrian Cedric Boult, CH (8 April 1889 – 22 February 1983) was an English conductor.
Alan Civil OBE (13 June 1929 – 19 March 1989) was a British horn player.
Alceo Galliera (3 May 1910 - 21 April 1996) was a distinguished Italian conductor and composer.
Carlos Antonio Pini OBE (15 April 1902 – 1 January 1989) was a cellist, known as a soloist, orchestral section leader and chamber musician.
Josef Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.
(Ariadne on Naxos), Op. 60, is an opera by Richard Strauss with a German libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Artur Schnabel (17 April 1882 – 15 August 1951) was an Austrian classical pianist, who also composed and taught.
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.
Béla Viktor János Bartók (25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and an ethnomusicologist.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra (BBC SO) is a British orchestra based in London.
The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin.
Bernard Walton (1917 – 3 June 1972) was a British classical clarinetist.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
Carlo Maria Giulini, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (9 May 1914 – 14 June 2005) was an Italian conductor.
Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras (1925 2010) was an Australian conductor.
Christoph von Dohnányi (born 8 September 1929) is a German conductor.
The Columbia Graphophone Company was one of the earliest gramophone companies in the United Kingdom.
Sir Compton Mackenzie, OBE (born Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, 17 January 1883 – 30 November 1972) was an English-born Scottish writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur and lifelong Scottish nationalist.
Leonard Constant Lambert (23 August 190521 August 1951) was a British composer, conductor, and author.
Bedford Corn Exchange is located on St Paul's Square in the Castle area of Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.
(Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588, is an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart first performed on 26 January 1790 at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.
Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 190816 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, responsible for large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984).
De Montfort Hall is a music and performance venue located in Leicester, England.
Dennis Brain (17 May 19211 September 1957) was a British virtuoso horn player who was largely credited for popularizing the horn as a solo classical instrument with the post-war British public.
(The Knight of the Rose or The Rose-Bearer), Op.
Dido and Aeneas (Z. 626) is an opera in a prologue and three acts, written by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell with a libretto by Nahum Tate.
(The Flittermouse or The Bat, sometimes called The Revenge of the Bat) is an operetta composed by Johann Strauss II to a German libretto by and Richard Genée.
Dinu Constantin Lipatti (2 December 1950) was a Romanian classical pianist and composer whose career was cut short by his death from causes related to Hodgkin's disease at age 33.
Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni or The Libertine Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
EMI Classics was a record label founded by EMI in 1990 in order to reduce the need to create country-specific packaging and catalogs for internationally distributed classical music releases.
The Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA) was an organisation set up in 1939 by Basil Dean and Leslie Henson to provide entertainment for British armed forces personnel during World War II.
Esa-Pekka Salonen (born 30 June 1958) is a Finnish orchestral conductor and composer.
Falstaff is a comic opera in three acts by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.
The Four Last Songs (Vier letzte Lieder), Op. posth., for soprano and orchestra are – with the exception of the song "Malven" (Mallows), composed later the same year – the final completed works of Richard Strauss.
Frederick Craig Riddle OBE (20 April 19125 February 1995) was a British violist.
Frederick John Thurston (21 September 1901 – 12 December 1953) was an English clarinettist.
Gareth Charles Walter Morris (13 May 192014 February 2007) was a British flautist.
Giuseppe Sinopoli (2 November 1946 – 20 April 2001) was an Italian conductor and composer.
Gramophone is a magazine published monthly in London devoted to classical music, particularly to reviews of recordings.
Guido Cantelli (27 April 192024 November 1956) was an Italian orchestral conductor.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.
Gwydion Brooke (16 February 191227 March 2005) was the principal bassoonist of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of its "Royal Family" of wind instrumentalists, along with Jack Brymer (clarinet), Terence MacDonagh (oboe), and Gerald Jackson (flute).
Hansel and Gretel (German) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a (fairy-tale opera).
Louis-Hector Berlioz; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique, Harold en Italie, Roméo et Juliette, Grande messe des morts (Requiem), L'Enfance du Christ, Benvenuto Cellini, La Damnation de Faust, and Les Troyens. Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. He also composed around 50 compositions for voice, accompanied by piano or orchestra. His influence was critical for the further development of Romanticism, especially in composers like Richard Wagner, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss, and Gustav Mahler.
Henry Holst (25 July 1899 – 19 October 1991) was a Danish violinist.
Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.
Herbert von Karajan (born Heribert Ritter von Karajan; 5 April 1908 – 16 July 1989) was an Austrian conductor.
Hugh Cecil Bean (22 September 1929 – 26 December 2003) was an English violinist.
Hugo Philipp Jacob Wolf (13 March 1860 – 22 February 1903) was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet (Introduction et allegro pour harpe, flûte, clarinette et quatuor) was written by Maurice Ravel in 1905.
The Italian Serenade is a piece of music written by Hugo Wolf in 1887.
Jakub Hrůša (born 23 July 1981 in Brno), is a Czech conductor.
Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar (Jaya Chamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur; 18 July 191923 September 1974), was the twenty-fifth maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1940 to 1950.
Jean Pougnet (20 July 1907 – 14 July 1968) was a Mauritian-born concert violinist and orchestra leader, of British nationality, who was highly regarded in both the lighter and more serious classical repertoire during the first half of the twentieth century.
Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735 – January 1, 1782) was a composer of the Classical era, the eleventh surviving child and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period.
Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 189929 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist.
Joseph Szigeti (Szigeti József,; 5 September 189219 February 1973) was a Hungarian violinist.
Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer.
Lovro von Matačić (14 February 18994 January 1985) was a Croatian conductor and composer.
Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti.
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Manoug Parikian (15 September 1920 - 24 December 1987) was a British concert violinist and violin professor.
The Marlowe Theatre is a major 1,200-seat theatre in Canterbury, England.
Joseph Maurice Ravel (7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a French composer, pianist and conductor.
Michael Tilson Thomas (born December 21, 1944) is an American conductor, pianist and composer.
Monaural or monophonic sound reproduction (often shortened to mono) is sound intended to be heard as if it were emanating from one position.
Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus, CBE (3 April 188828 February 1975) was an English writer and critic.
Oliver Twist is a 1948 British film and the second of David Lean's two film adaptations of Charles Dickens novels.
Otto Ackermann may refer to.
Otto Nossan Klemperer (14 May 18856 July 1973) was a Jewish German-born conductor and composer, described as "the last of the few really great conductors of his generation.".
Paul Kletzki (21 March 1900 - 5 March 1973) was a Polish conductor and composer.
Peter Lawrence Frederick Heyworth (21 June 1921 - 2 October 1991) was an American-born English music critic and biographer.
The Philharmonia Chorus is an independent self-governing symphony chorus based in London, UK.
Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major was composed between 1929 and 1931.
The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 (completed in the year 1845), is the only piano concerto written by Romantic composer Robert Schumann.
The Queen's Hall was a concert hall in Langham Place, London, opened in 1893.
Reginald Clifford Kell (8 June 19065 August 1981) was an English clarinettist.
Riccardo Muti (born in Naples 28 July 1941) is an Italian conductor.
Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Robert Schumann (8 June 181029 July 1856) was a German composer and an influential music critic.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
The Royal Festival Hall is a 2,500-seat concert, dance and talks venue within Southbank Centre in London.
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946.
The Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele) is a prominent festival of music and drama established in 1920.
Santtu-Matias Rouvali (born 5 November 1985) is a Finnish conductor and percussionist.
A septet is a formation containing exactly seven members.
Signum Records, also known as Signum Classics, is a classical musical record label in the UK founded in 1997 around a then-ambitious project to make the first complete recording of the works of Thomas Tallis.
Stereophonic sound or, more commonly, stereo, is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of multi-directional audible perspective.
A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's String Quartet No.
The Symphony No.
The Symphony No.
The Anvil is a concert hall and a performing arts centre in the town of Basingstoke in Hampshire, UK.
The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution (Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione) is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
Worcester cathedral Gloucester cathedral The Three Choirs Festival is a music festival held annually at the end of July, rotating among the cathedrals of the Three Counties (Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester) and originally featuring their three choirs, which remain central to the week-long programme.
Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde, or Tristan and Isolda, or Tristran and Ysolt) is an opera, or music drama, in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the 12th-century romance Tristan by Gottfried von Strassburg.
The Vienna Philharmonic (VPO; Wiener Philharmoniker), founded in 1842, is an orchestra considered to be one of the finest in the world.
Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (Влади́мир Дави́дович Ашкена́зи, Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazi; born 6 July 1937) is an internationally recognized solo pianist, chamber music performer, and conductor.
Harry Walter Legge (1 June 1906 – 22 March 1979) was an influential English classical record producer, most notably for EMI.
Jan Walter Susskind (1 May 1913 – 25 March 1980) was a Czech-born British conductor, teacher and pianist.
The Wigmore Hall is a concert hall located at 36 Wigmore Street, London.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (January 25, 1886November 30, 1954) was a German conductor and composer.
Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29 March 19028 March 1983) was an English composer.
Witold Roman Lutosławski (25 January 1913 – 7 February 1994) was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.