Britain’s Birthday Insult to Edward Elgar

In one of the most shocking examples of a complete lack of respect for a nation’s cultural heritage I’ve come accross in some time, the British government has announced it is taking Elgar’s face off the 20 pound note in his 150th anniversary year.

Classy.

Story by Jessica Duchen here

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American conductor, composer and cellist Kenneth Woods is Principal Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Colorado MahlerFest and cellist of the string trio Ensemble Epomeo. He records for the Avie, Somm, Nimbus, Signum, MSR and Toccata labels.

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