Elgar: Enigma Variations, In the South & Serenade for strings

The Philharmonia Orchestra is widely recognized as the UK’s finest orchestra with an impressive recording legacy. This fifth album with Signum combines the Philharmonia’s renowned sound with the leadership of Maestro Davis, whose recording and performing career spans all the great orchestras of the world.

This album features Elgar’s best-known orchestral works: the 'Enigma' Variations depicting twelve of Elgar’s family and friends in fourteen variations, the Serenade for strings, and In the South, a Concert Overture written for the Elgar festival in 1904.

SIGCD168  67 minutes 36 seconds
'Three fine interpretations, that also has the excitement of public performance, by a conductor who loves this repertoire and knows it like the back of his hand' (BBC Music Magazine)
'A reading clearly born of true affection for, and deep knowledge of this rich and ever-wonderful score … any Elgarian seeking these three pieces together will not remotely be disappointed' (Inte ...
'A highly impressive recording' (Classic FM Magazine)