English Composers from Tallis to Britten

January 21, 2022, 9:00 pm

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An era-spanning survey of English classical music.

Playlist

Elgar: Cockaigne Overture
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Tallis: Why fum’th in Fight… (excerpt)
The Sixteen

Vaughan-Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

Vaughan-Williams: Fantasia on Green Sleeves
Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

Britten: Libera Me & Agnus Dei from War Requiem
Kurt Masur, conductor; Carol Vannes, soprano; Jerry Hadley, tenor; Thomas Hampson, baritone; Westminster Choir; American Boychoir

Holst: The Planets, Op. 32
Zubin Mehta, conductor