The Saxophone and Thor- Discover Frederic Hymen Cowen’s opera, Thorgrim

The English have a long tradition of the saxophone in opera, longer than you might imagine. Before finding Thorgrim, the first English opera I have in my database is Joseph Holbrooke’s The Children of Don, written in 1912. But it turns out the saxophone was heard in the opera house long before 1912. The EnglishContinue reading “The Saxophone and Thor- Discover Frederic Hymen Cowen’s opera, Thorgrim”