The English String Orchestra are joined by one of their most longstanding collaborators, cellist Raphael Wallfisch, for a concert conducted by Kenneth Woods featuring a suite of eleven new miniatures for cello and strings by Sir Edward Elgar in arrangements by composer Donald Fraser.Read More
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As we do each year, we take a moment to remember the fallen and to commemorate their sacrifice. Adrian Williams’ short work, Russells’ Elegy, is a deeply touching meditation of friendship and loss, emerging from and retreating to silence. Edward Elgar’s Nimrod has long has special poignancy at this time of year, and is heard in a powerful new arrangement for solo cello (Raphael Wallfisch) and strings by the great Elgarian, Donald Fraser.Read More
The current issue Musical Opinion includes a rave review from Paul Conway of our recent St...Read More
A new review of our Elgar CD from critic Stephen Johnson in the July 2016 issue of BBC...Read More
Critic Andrew Achenbach writes in the July 2016 issue of Gramophone Magazine. Sale! Elgar: Piano Quintet, Sea Pictures. Orchestrated by Donald Fraser £12.00 £10.00 “To my ears, Fraser’s richly upholstered...Read More
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