RPO Spotlight Series: Brass & Percussion

Wednesday 30 September 2020, 13:15

Past Event
RPO Spotlight Series: Brass & Percussion Past Event


Elgar, arr. Knight Cockaigne Overture
Gabrieli Canzon septimi toni No.1
Imogen Holst Leiston Suite
Granados, arr. Crees Three Spanish Dances
Ellington Chelsea Bridge
Jim Parker A Londoner in New York


Diego Incertis Sanchez horn
Mike Allen trumpet
James Fountain trumpet
Toby Street trumpet
Adam Wright trumpet
Matthew Gee trombone
Matthew Knight trombone
Rupert Whitehead trombone
Joshua Cirtina Bass trombone
Kevin Morgan tuba
Stephen Quigley timpani
Gerald Kirby percussion
Martin Owens percussion

Martyn Brabbins conductor

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is excited to be returning to its home ground for a series of lunchtime concerts that will shine a spotlight on the different sections of the Orchestra.

Introduced from the stage, this informal 75-minute performance features the majestic brilliance of the RPO’s Brass and Percussion sections. The programme takes us on a musical journey, from Granados’ charming Spanish Dances and the bright fanfares of Italian composer Gabrieli, to the jazz-infused sounds of Duke Ellington and Jim Parker’s perfect musical evocation of the Big Apple. Celebrating great British works, we hear the music of Gustav Holst’s daughter, Imogen Holst, who made an enormous contribution to the country’s music, and a special arrangement of Elgar’s London-themed Cockaigne Overture.

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Duration: approx. 75 minutes

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