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A British Wave With Sullivan, Britten, And Elgar

Sir Arthur Sullivan Society
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.


Michael Stern, conductor
Dan Margolies


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

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