Elgar Violin Concerto


Released On
1st Feb 2010

Product Code
CD HLL 7521

Edward Elgar

Sir Mark Elder

Thomas Zehetmair, Violin
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano

Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2010 – Concerto

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934)

The Kingdom, Op.51
1. Prelude

Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
2. I – Allegro
3. II – Andante
4. III – Allegro molto
Thomas Zehetmair violin

The Dream of Gerontius: Prelude and Angel’s Farewell
[Elgar’s own version without chorus]

5. Prelude
6. The Angel’s Farewell – world premiere recording

‘… a towering performance of Elgar’s Violin Concerto with Thomas Zehetmair, a soloist of fierce intelligence.’

The Sunday Telegraph on Sir Mark Elder, the Hallé and Thomas Zehetmair