Elgar: Caractacus

Elgar: Caractacus

Huddersfield Choral Society, Orchestra of Opera North, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)


The centuries do indeed ‘roll away’ as the libretto addresses questions of empire—Roman and Victorian—and Britain’s place in the world. But that shouldn’t detract from the music; this is simply glorious and worthy of the mature Elgar.

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