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Mark Elder

Mark Elder (Conductor)

Born: 2nd June 1947, Hexham, Northumberland

Nationality: British

Sir Mark Philip Elder is a British conductor. He is the music director of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, England.

Further Reading: Mark Elder

 Recording of the Week, Donizetti's Il Paria from Opera Rara

Sir Mark Elder conducts a scintillating account of Donizetti's 1829 opera about religious persecution in sixteenth-century India, starring Albina Shagimuratova, René Barbera, and Misha Kiria.

 Interview, Sir Mark Elder on Debussy

In the wake of his recording of Images and Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune with the Hallé, the conductor talks to Katherine about his relationship with Debussy's music, and Colin Matthews's evocative orchestrations of the piano Préludes.

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