Edward Elgar Archive

  • Jacqueline du Pré in Portrait – DVD

    Jacqueline du Pre in Portrait Jacqueline du Pré and the Elgar Cello Concerto  includes a complete performance of the Elgar cello concerto with the New Philharmonia Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim and the  “Ghost” Trio by Beethoven with Daniel Barenboim and Pinchas Zukerman Allegro Films The […]

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  • SSO Concert "Young Person’s Guide" 30 Jul 2010

    This is not my first encounter with violinist Jennifer Koh – the Inkpot Sibelius Nutcase (a.n.k.a.* me) reviewed her BIS recording of the Uuno Klami Violin Concerto back in 1998,  right here at The Flying Inkpot. *all now know as. Back then, Miss Koh, who […]

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  • Feature: Jacqueline du Pré

    Jacqueline du Pre (cover left) by ELIZABETH WILSON Hardcover – 480 pages (April 1999) Arcade Publishing ISBN 155970490X A Genius in the Family: An Intimate Memoir of Jacquline du Pré (UK title; cover below) Hilary and Jackie (US title; cover below) by David Chew   “Few people […]

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  • INKPOT#85 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: ELGAR/LUTOSLAWSKI Cello Concerti. Wispelwey/Netherlands RPO/van Steen (Channel)

    Sir Edward ELGAR (1857-1934) Cello Concerto in E op. 85 (1919) Witold LUTOSLAWSKI (1913-1994) Cello Concerto (1970) Pieter Wispelwey cello Netherlands Radio Philharmonic conducted by Jac van Steen CHANNEL CLASSICS CCS 12998 [53:45] full-price by Adrian Tan A recording of the Elgar Cello Concerto in […]

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  • INKPOT#72 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: WAGNER Tristan and Isolde. Suthaus/Flagstad, et al. Philharmonia/Furtwängler (EMI)

    Richard WAGNER (1813-1883) Tristan and Isoldemusic drama in 3 acts Tristan Ludwig Suthaus Isolde Kirsten Flagstad Brngane Blanche Thebom Marke Josef Greindl Kurwenal Dietrich Fischer-DieskauThe Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm FurtwänglerIncludes full libretto in German with English translation. EMI Classics CDS 5 56254-2 4CDs [67’02″+68’12″+64’21″+56’08”] full-price by Derek Lim DARKNESS versus […]

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