Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, E Minor, op. 85

Thursday 1 September

Recording from concert in Grieghallen Thursday 1 September 2016

 

Edward Elgar (1857-1934): 
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, E Minor, op. 85

 

Adagio – Moderato –

  Lento – Allegro molto

Adagio

Allegro – Moderato – Allegro ma non troppo

 Edward Elgar composed his Cello Concerto, his last and deeply personal work, in 1919, just after World War I. The popular concerto is lyrical and melancholic, and characterized by nostalgic reflection