Donald Macleod explores the relationship between Elgar and the woman he nicknamed 'Windflower' - Alice Stuart Wortley.
Donald Macleod explores the life and career of Edward Elgar through the lens of his muses - his family, his love interests, and some of his greatest friends. Today, Donald explores the complex relationship between Elgar and the woman he nicknamed "Windflower" - Alice Sophia Caroline Stuart-Wortley - the daughter of the painter Sir John Millais and wife to a Tory MP who was later elected to the peerage.
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey (director)
Nicolaj Znaider (violin)
Sir Colin Davis (conductor)
Producer: Sam Phillips.