Tag: Raphael Wallfisch

Elgar Reimagined – Miniatures for Cello and Strings

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.

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Meditations for Armistice Day

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.

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