Tag Archives: cathedral

Brendan’s Current Daily Routine!

I have succumbed to the most  popular enquiry on here. ‘What stuff do you practice?’ Things have changed a lot recently and I have been travelling much more than usual. In two months, I have been to Scotland four times, … Continue reading

Posted in About Brendan Ball | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ailis Ni Riain – The Thinking Person’s Composer!

Enjoying a meet up with international award winning composer and wordsmith Ailis Ni Riain today in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Ailis was speeding through the city on another whistle stop tour playing contemporary music at the Blue Coat last … Continue reading

Posted in About Brendan Ball | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Arutunian Trumpet Concerto

I’m taking a few days off the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra this week. I have been rehearsing in Chichester as I will be performing the Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Arutunian at St. George’s Church, Cleveland Road, Whyke, Chichester this evening. … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

RLPO – Michael Nyman ‘Hillsborough Symphony’ – Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Today sees the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra giving the world premiere of another work. This time by the prolific film music composer Michael Nyman. The symphony is dedicated to the memory of the ninety-six victims (and their families) of the … Continue reading

Posted in The Tour Blogs & Brendan's Solo Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Grand Celebrity Trumpet and Organ Gala – Tine Thing Helseth and Ian Tracey 28/6/2014

I spent an all too rare evening as a member of the audience last night. Especially as it was a trumpet concert. I would normally be attending concerts as performer these days. What an evening it was, too! Tine Thing … Continue reading

Posted in The Trumpet o-iii<O | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liverpool & District CAMRA Beer Festival 2014

Liverpool & District CAMRA Beer Festival last night. Special 40th anniversary event in the crypt of the Catholic Cathedral…

Posted in About Brendan Ball | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Peace To All This Christmas… Stille Nacht

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra trumpet player Brendan Ball and organist Ian Tracey perform Silent Night as part of ‘Ian & Brendan’s Christmas Singalong’ Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 19 December, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Film by Mark McNulty Brendan Ball is sponsored by … Continue reading

Posted in About Brendan Ball, The Tour Blogs & Brendan's Solo Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Brendan’s latest Solo Performances!

The regular trumpet and organ duo, of Ian Tracey & myself will be displaying our wares next, on  Thursday 19th December! This will be a 1pm lunchtime concert in the wonderful Art Deco surroundings of the main concert room of … Continue reading

Posted in About Brendan Ball, The Tour Blogs & Brendan's Solo Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments