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The dreamers of dreams

Elgar's profoundly beautiful The Music Makers is paired with Walton's Façade Suite and Holst's The Perfect Fool suite. Live from Liverpool Philharmonic Hall with Tom McKinney.

The Music Makers is some of Elgar's most profoundly beautiful and heartfelt music and it's paired tonight with Walton's rambunctions Façade Suite. The concert begins with wild energy as a wizard summons the Earth Spirits with a trombone invocation in a suite from Holst's one-act opera The Perfect Fool. This is English music at its most exuberant.
Presented by Tom McKinney, live from Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool.

Holst: The Perfect Fool, Suite
Walton: Façade, Suite
Elgar: The Music Makers

Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Gustav Holst

    The Perfect Fool Suite

    Conductor: Vasily Petrenko. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • William Walton

    Façade (Suites 1 & 2)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • William Walton

    5 Bagatelles for guitar solo

    Performer: Julian Bream.
  • Edward Elgar

    Romance for violin & piano, Op.1

    Performer: Marat Bisengaliev. Performer: Benjamin Frith.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Music Makers

    Choir: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Variations for brass band

    Performer: Williams Fairey Band. Conductor: Bryan Hurdley.
    • Brass from the Masters, Vol. 1: Williams Fairey Band/Hurdley.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
    • Rachmaninov: Variations: Howard Shelley.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Water Night

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 14.


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