Chris Avison & Alan Thomas Trumpets
Alex Hamilton French Horn
Matthew Lewis Trombone
Oren Marshall Tuba
Founded in 2011 at the Royal Academy of Music, the award-winning Inner City Brass are acknowledged masters of their instruments. Drawing inspiration from the legendary Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, they are passionate about introducing new generations of audiences to brass music, including commissions and arrangements from contemporary composers. Working in partnership with Ryedale Festival, Spitalfields Music has commissioned a new work for the quintet from the outstanding young composer, jazz trombonist and big band arranger, Callum Au.
Susan LaBarr arr. C Avison Grace Before Sleep
Robert Schumann arr. M Lewis Kinderszenen
J. S. Bach arr. M Lewis Fugue in G Major
Johannes Brahms arr R. Sauer Herzlich tu mich verlangen
Øystein Baadsvik Fnugg
Callum Au Storyshaped *
Bruce Broughton When a Body Meets a Body
* Commissioned by Spitalfields Music and Ryedale festivals, with the support of the Fidelio Trust and the New Music Commission Fund.
DOORS OPEN AT 11.30am
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes with no interval
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