Malcolm Sargent

Conductor. Born 29 April 1895. Died 3 October 1967
Malcolm Sargent
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1895-04-29
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Malcolm Sargent

Malcolm Sargent Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29 April 1895 – 3 October 1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works. The musical ensembles with which he was associated included the Ballets Russes, the Huddersfield Choral Society, the Royal Choral Society, the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, and the London Philharmonic, Hallé, Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Symphony and Royal Philharmonic orchestras. Sargent was held in high esteem by choirs and instrumental soloists, but because of his high standards and a statement that he made in a 1936 interview disputing musicians' rights to tenure, his relationship with orchestral players was often uneasy. Despite this, he was co-founder of the London Philharmonic, was the first conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic as a full-time ensemble, and played an important part in saving the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra from disbandment in the 1960s.

As chief conductor of London's internationally famous summer music festival the Proms from 1948 to 1967, Sargent was one of the best-known English conductors. When he took over the Proms from their founder, Sir Henry Wood, he and two assistants conducted the two-month season between them. By the time he died, he was assisted by a large international roster of guest conductors.

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Malcolm Sargent Tracks

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1966: Prom 50 - Last Night of the Proms 1966
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8g9rz
Royal Albert Hall
1966-09-17T09:00:23
17
Sep
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 50 - Last Night of the Proms 1966

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1966: Prom 49
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e5v4fx
Royal Albert Hall
1966-09-16T09:00:23
16
Sep
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 49

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1966: Prom 46
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezc6q9
Royal Albert Hall
1966-09-13T09:00:23
13
Sep
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 46

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1966: Prom 42
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e9rbp6
Royal Albert Hall
1966-09-08T09:00:23
8
Sep
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 42

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1966: Prom 41
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e4fhn3
Royal Albert Hall
1966-09-07T09:00:23
7
Sep
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 41

Royal Albert Hall

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