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A British Wave With Sullivan, Britten, And Elgar

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Sir Arthur Sullivan Society
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Sullivan Society
Arthur Sullivan, age 18

This program of all British music features works by Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar and an 18-year-old Arthur Sullivan, who later went on to fame as the Sullivan in Gilbert and Sullivan. Pinchas Zukerman, whom we featured recently on viola, returns as the soloist in Elgar's thrilling Violin Concerto.

Hosts

Michael Stern, conductor
Dan Margolies

Program

Incidental Music from The Tempest
by Arthur Sullivan
Reference Recordings, 2008

Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia
by Benjamin Britten
Reference Recordings, 2009

Violin Concerto
by Edward Elgar
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Live performance, January 2013

You can learn more about The Kansas City Symphony at kcsymphony.org and find their albums at referencerecordings.com.

Dan Margolies is senior reporter and editor at KCUR. He can be reached by email at dan@kcur.org or on Twitter @DanMargolies.
Sam Wisman is Assistant Producer at 91.9 Classical KC.