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Daniel Barenboim - Elgar: Symphony No 1 / WFMT: Featured Release Of the Week

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For their second album featuring the music of Sir Edward Elgar, Daniel Barenboim and the Berlin Staatskapelle have recorded the composer's First Symphony, following a recording of his Second Symphony two years ago. Barenboim is a passionate Elgarian: as a young man he worked regularly with Sir John Barbirolli, one of the greatest of all Elgar conductors.

Elgar: Symphony No 1 in A-flat major, Op 55: I, Allegro (19:57) from Elgar: Symphony No 1 on Decca is a WFMT: Chicago - Featured Release for the week of 3/24/2016. Features - Berlin Staatskapelle / Daniel Barenboim