All posts tagged Malcolm Sargent

Malcolm Sargent conducts the Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (1947)

Britten – Peter Grimes – Four Sea Interludes Op.33A No.1 – Dawn No.2 – Sunday Morning No.3 – Moonlight No.4 – Storm London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent Britten – Peter Grimes – Sea Interlude 1. Dawn – LSO, Sargent Britten – Peter Grimes – Sea Interlude 2. Sunday Morning – LSO, Sargent Britten – […]

Malcolm Sargent conducts Handel’s Zadok the Priest and Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance No.1 at the opening of the Royal Festival Hall

To celebrate this Diamond Jubilee weekend for Queen Elizabeth II, I present here two records from the year before her accession to the throne. The opening of the Royal Festival Hall in 1951 included Handel’s Coronation Anthem “Zadok the Priest,” which was also heard during the Queen’s Coronation in June 1953. The 1951 concert also […]

Malcolm Sargent conducts Mendelssohn’s Ruy Blas and Horenstein conducts Haydn’s Surprise

2009 brings the bicentenary of Mendelssohn’s birth, for which we have Malcolm Sargent conducting Ruy Blas, and the bicentenary of Haydn’s death, with Jascha Horenstein conducting the Surprise Symphony. Both recordings are 80 years old in 2009. Download – Mendelssohn – Ruy Blas Overture – Malcolm Sargent (mp3 files – right click the link, then […]