Victorian Secrets 04/02/2004 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Victorian Secrets – Leon Botstein Isabella (1907) – Jeremy Dibble, University of Durham, England Sea Pictures, Op. 37 (1899) – Fred Kirshnit Symphony No. 3 in F minor, Op. 28, “Irish” (1887) – Jeremy Dibble, University of Durham, England Overtura di…

Read More

Isabella (1907) By Jeremy Dibble, University of Durham, England Written for the concert Victorian Secrets, performed on April 2, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Frank Bridge’s symphonic poem Isabella dates from what is regarded as the composer’s “first” mature period of creativity during the opening decade of the twentieth century. One of…

Read More

Sea Pictures, Op. 37 (1899) By Fred Kirshnit Written for the concert Victorian Secrets, performed on April 2, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Written immediately after the “Enigma” Variations, Elgar’s Sea Pictures have had a curious performance history. Well accepted by the public from the outset—when the striking contralto Clara Butt appeared…

Read More

Symphony No. 3 in F minor, Op. 28, “Irish” (1887) By Jeremy Dibble, University of Durham, England Written for the concert Victorian Secrets, performed on April 2, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The reputation of Charles Villiers Stanford today rests principally on the enduring popularity of his music for the Anglican liturgy.…

Read More

Overtura di ballo (1870) By Jeremy Dibble, University of Durham, England Written for the concert Victorian Secrets, performed on April 2, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. It was always to be a source of regret to Arthur Sullivan that the huge international success of his “Savoy” operas would diminish or even completely…

Read More