Elgar’s Enigma

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Elgar’s Enigma

April 22, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
Lynn Harrell performing in the film Elgar's Enigma

Elgar’s Enigma: Biography of a Concerto is screening as part of the Nga Taonga Anzac Week season of free documentaries.

This documentary follows the theory that the English composer, Edward Elgar, was moved to write his Cello Concerto in Em by the WW1 death of a young New Zealand soldier, the son of Elgar’s first great love, Helen Weaver. The Concerto is one of in the classical reportoire and is known as a powerful war requiem, grieving for a world changed forever by the Great War.

Details

Date:
April 22, 2015
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.ngataonga.org.nz/now-showing/elgar-s-enigma-biography-of-a-concerto/view/2015-04-22

Organizer

Nga Taonga Sound & Vision Archive
Phone:
(04) 384 7647
Website:
http://www.ngataonga.org.nz/

Venue

Nga Taonga Sound & Vision Archive
84 Taranaki St
Wellington, New Zealand
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