Sir Mark Elder, CBE

Photographed in London 26 January 2015 at Loft Studios.

Commissioned by Ingpen & Williams.

Images licensed to Sir Mark Elder for publicity use (including by Halle Orchestra)

In this program, Sir Mark Elder returns to Orchestra Hall and leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in works by celebrated English conductors. The program begins with two works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Overture to The Wasps and Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus.” This is followed by Edward Elgar’s first symphony. The program continues with Britten’s Suite on English Folk Tunes: A time there was. . ., Op. 90, conducted by Jaap van Zweden, in a performance from the Truth to Power festival in 2014. This is followed by Walton’s Crown Imperial from the CSO Resound album, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass—Live in Concert.

Vaughan Williams Overture to The Wasps
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”
Elgar Symphony No. 1 in A-flat Major, Op. 55
Originally recorded at concerts in March 2016 

Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes: A time there was. . ., Op. 90
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in May 2014

Walton Crown Imperial
From the CSO Resound album, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass—Live in Concert

This program will be available until November 21, 2019.

Program notes can be found here. Those for the Britten can be found here. For more information about the CSO Resound album featured in this program, click here.

Performer biographies
Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Jaap van Zweden, conductor

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