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Three Interviews With Trumpet Great Frits Damrow…

Today is the birthday of Frits Damrow. Fritz was Principal Trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam for the best part of twenty years. He is now embarking on a new career teaching and solo playing. Since 2009 Frits Damrow has … Continue reading

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Oh No! The Orchestra Has Started Playing The Wrong Concerto!!!

This is quite extraordinary. The wonderful Maria João Pires is ready to play a Mozart piano concerto with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw conducted by Riccardo Chailly, only to hear the orchestra begin playing another Mozart concerto – no 20 in D minor, K466, not … Continue reading

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