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Elgar: a piano portrait

Elgar: A Piano Portrait celebrates the life and works of Sir Edward Elgar, one of Britain's most esteemed composers.

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Embark on a harmonious journey through Elgar's career. Enjoy some of Elgar's lesser-known piano works, alongside pieces from Brahms, Coleridge-Taylor, Gershwin, and Messiaen.

Through this programme, the audience will explore the relationships and context of different eras and compositional styles.

Myles Manders-Young is an English classical pianist based in Birmingham. He has received Third Prize at the Thailand 7th International Chopin Piano Competition, and a Gold Prize at the 4th Bangkok International Piano Competition.

Having first performed here last year, Myles is excited to return and bring his passion for promoting the music of Elgar and classical music back to The Firs.

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Carice Room

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Upcoming events

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An Audience with Corinne 

Listen to cellist Corinne Frost playing cello music by British composers including Elgar. Corinne will also take music requests (classical or not) and might even create a sound portrait for you.

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on
13 Jul to 14 Dec 2024
at
11:30 to 12:15
+ 3 other dates or times
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Summer of Play at The Firs 

Come on a musical journey with us at The Firs this summer.

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on
20 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:30
+ 25 other dates or times
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A Worcester Festival Event. A talk on Elgar: Who was Elgar? 

Find out more about Edward Elgar, the man behind the music in one of our Elgar expert talks.

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on
25 Aug to 26 Aug 2024
at
11:00 to 11:30
+ 1 other date or time
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A Worcester Festival Event. A talk on Elgar: Elgar’s Beloved Borderland 

Find out more about Edward Elgar, the man behind the music in one of our Elgar expert talks.

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on
26 Aug 2024
at
14:00 to 14:30