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Proms 2019 Prom 35: Enigma Variations

Prom 35
Prom 35: Enigma Variations
19:00 Tue 13 Aug 2019 Royal Albert Hall
Elgar’s ‘Enigma’ Variations provides both model and inspiration for a new set of variations by 14 living composers premiered here to mark conductor Martyn Brabbins’s 60th birthday. The concert also includes Vaughan Williams’s exquisite Serenade to Music.
Elgar’s ‘Enigma’ Variations provides both model and inspiration for a new set of variations by 14 living composers premiered here to mark conductor Martyn Brabbins’s 60th birthday. The concert also includes Vaughan Williams’s exquisite Serenade to Music.

About This Event

Elgar’s ‘Enigma’ Variations is the inspiration for a new work commissioned from 14 living composers as a special birthday tribute to conductor Martyn Brabbins, who turns 60 today.

Elgar’s original set also features, as do Vaughan Williams’s exquisite Serenade to Music and Brahms’s ‘Little Requiem’, the Song of Destiny.

Approx. end time: 21:10

The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 - and televised on BBC Four on Sunday 8 September 2019.

Image: Idunnu Münch © Münch