Sir Henry Wood


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English conductor (1869-1944)

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RIGHT NOTE: from left to right - Sir Henry Wood, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Sir John Pritchard; Sir Thomas Beecham and Libor Pesek; MUSIC MASTER: Sir Charles Groves in full swing
Beethoven | 1869: Sir Henry Wood, English conductor, was born in London.
Renowned conductor Sir Henry Wood said it was "truly marvellous, like the world coming to an end".
Rival western premieres were given in New York by the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini, preceded in London by Sir Henry Wood conducting a radio broadcast with the London Symphony Orchestra, followed up a week later by a Proms performance at the Royal Albert Hall.
1869 - Sir Henry Wood, English conductor, was born in London.
He went on to study conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in London under Sir Henry Wood, while also completing an MA thesis on Elizabethan Lyric Poetry and its Relations with Contemporary Music (awarded by Swansea University in 1939).
When he took over the Proms from their founder, Sir Henry Wood, he and two assistants conducted the two-month season between them.
Whatever the case, it came as a genuinely exciting surprise to have the opportunity of hearing Lamia broadcast on Sunday, Paul Watkins conducting the Ulster Orchestra, as part of a Prom devoted to works closely connected with Sir Henry Wood, whose mighty baton indeed premiered several of them.
The piece, which expresses the idea of redemption through love, was given its premiere in the UK 80 years ago by Sir Henry Wood, founder of the Proms.
Another 1910 work, the sublime Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, is included in the concert, and the programme is completed by the Serenade to Music, the composer's golden jubilee gift to the conductor Sir Henry Wood.
This doesn't daunt him one jot although he did confess to being mightily in awe of some of his distinguished predecessors: the likes of Sir Malcolm Sargent, Sir Charles Groves, Walter Weller, Sir Charles Halle, Sir Henry Wood, Marek Janowski and Libor Pesek KBE amongst others, never mind the American maestro Gerard Schwarz.
The composition was championed by Sir Henry Wood, first conductor of the Promenade Concerts which exist today as the BBC Proms, and was performed a staggering five times in one season during 1919.
The bust of founder Sir Henry Wood returns to the Royal Albert Hall.
Dvorak praised her playing, Vaughan Williams composed and dedicated his Lark Ascending to her, and Sir Henry Wood commended her faultless intonation and pure technique.
He was given his first chance of conducting by the late Sir Henry Wood.