Elgar’s nearest and dearest inspired his Enigma Variations, which is brimming with amusing and touching portraits of friends, family, and even his faithful bulldog, Dan. British nobility and arching melodies abound in William Walton’s Viola Concerto, featuring ESO Principal Violist Keith Hamm. The program opens with Mendelssohn’s sparkling Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Program to include:
Mendelssohn Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream
Walton Viola Concerto
Elgar Enigma Variations
Program subject to change.
This concert will include an intermission.