Lord Berners: The Last Great Eccentric?

If you open up a score of William Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast, the main work of next week’s concert at Fairfield Halls, you will find a dedication at the top of the opening page “To Lord Berners”, but who was Lord Berners? Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners, was a 20th More →

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