An Elgar World Premier
September 7, 2015

Swedish conductor Andreas Hanson and the Bjørsvik Brass will perform Elgar’s Severn Suite in its original form in an edition prepared by Dr. John Pickard

This original version will have its world premiere on Sunday September 13th 2015 with the Norwegian brass ensemble Bjørsvik Brass, conducted by Andreas Hanson. This new edition contains Elgar’s original work, stripped of the changes and instrumentation added by Henry Geehl, which were included in the first performance of the music in 1930 at the Crystal Palace.