World-renowned Elgarian Sir Andrew Davis conducts a rarely heard masterpiece: Elgar's Viking cantata Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf.
In music from rousing battle scenes to touching love songs, this stirring choral spectacular tells the vivid story of ancient Norwegian King Olaf’s battles with the wrathful Norse gods.
Davis is joined by the outstanding Philharmonia Orchestra, a trio of exceptional international soloists and the Edinburgh Festival Chorus to tell Elgar’s unforgettable tale of vengeful gods, warring Vikings and doomed love.
Friday, August 11, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK