July 24, 1995; Royal Albert Hall. The talk includes the work’s original ending.

Anderson anecdote: Present at rehearsals for this concert (Henry Wood Hall), during a break, before Enigma was prepared, I suggested to Leonard that he might like to have antiphonal violins for the Elgar… Duly sorted.

Rest of programme: Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass (Opus 50, a masterpiece for the Boston Symphony & Koussevitzky that is too little heard) & Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.2 with Leif Ove Andsnes.

And – bonus – here is Hindemith’s Opus 50 with the composer conducting the Chicago Symphony:

April 7, 1963. Film also includes the first movement of Bruckner 7 and Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture. Hindemith made a commercial recording of his Opus 50 Concert Music – with the Philharmonia. Seraphim (reissue) cover: https://www.discogs.com/release/4185255-Paul-Hindemith-And-The-Philharmonia-Orchestra-Concert-Music-For-Strings-And-Brass-Symphony-In-B-Flat/image/SW1hZ2U6ODI1NzcxOA==