A. Boult (cond)

Born: 1889

Died: 1983

Adrian Boult


Boult was one of the UK’s greatest conductors with a repertoire that embraced a huge amount of new music. An exponent of Elgar’s music, Boult also gave UK premieres of music by Bartók, Stravinsky and the Second Viennese School.


Sir Adrian Boult, new music champion

Geraint Lewis looks back at the life of Adrian Boult and his influence on the British music of his time

Rare colour footage of Sir Adrian Boult conducting Elgar revealed

Boult conducts The Dream of Gerontius with the LPO in Canterbury Cathedral, March 1968

Recommended recording

Elgar Enigma Variations Holst The Planets

LSO; LPO / Sir Adrian Boult

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