Festival 2022

Festival Fanfares ft. Inner City Brass

3rd July 12.00 (2022)

VOCES8 Centre

Sparkling music for brass quintet, including Storyshaped, a new work by Callum Au.

PRICE: £20

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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.

RUNNING TIME:  60 minutes with no interval


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Venue information

VOCES8 Centre

St. Anne and St. Agnes Church
United Kingdom

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St Pauls Underground Station (2 mins)
Barbican Station (6 mins)

Mansion House Station (8 mins)
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