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BBC Proms Sunday Symphony: Elgar's Second

Sir Mark Elder gives us a very personal view of a work he describes as the greatest symphony ever written in Britain - Elgar's Second. Sir Mark conducts the Halle Orchestra.

Legendary British conductor Sir Mark Elder gives us a very personal view of a work he describes as the greatest symphony ever written in Britain - Elgar's Second. Edward Elgar himself described it as 'the passionate pilgrimage of a soul' and Sir Mark leads us on this journey, conducting the Halle Orchestra at the BBC Proms. Presented from the Royal Albert Hall by Katie Derham.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Elder
Presenter Katie Derham
Producer Peter Jones
Director John Kirby
Orchestra Halle
Conductor Mark Elder
Singer Robin Tritschler
Singer Iain Paterson
Choir Halle Youth
Choir Trinity Boys
Choir Halle
Choir London Philharmonic

Broadcast

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