Schubert’s Octet is his largest scale chamber work, featuring clarinet, bassoon, horn. two violins, viola, cello and bass.
Concerto grosso is Italian for “big concerto.”
Victor Hely-Hutchinson conducted the first performance of his Carol Symphony on September 26, 1929 at a promenade concert, which we now know as The Proms. It was broadcast live on BBC’s 2LO