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The Great Maurice Andre – An Interview

It is five years on since the passing of the great Maurice Andre. He was and remains, in the view of many, the greatest trumpeter of all time. Here is a film showing wonderful footage of the master giving an … Continue reading

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Maurice Andre Plays The Jolivet Trumpet Concerto – 1969

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The Xmas Season is Here!

Here is the great trumpeter Maurice Andre playing Gloria in Excelsis Deo with the organist Jane Parker Smith. This will get everyone in the festive mood… Angels We Have Heard On High

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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

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Practice Makes Perfect!

This page has been edited for bad language! This has been a tough week! A high profile solo gig in Birmingham, cornet in Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet etc several times, Ensemble 10.10 gigs (hard stuff, too!), Shostakovich/Berio/Britten programme, teaching and … Continue reading

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Legendary Trumpet Story!

The following great story comes coutesy of legendary London trumpeter Ted Hobart, who was on this gig with the London Symphony Orchestra… Ted, “… 1983,ish Edinburgh . Claudio Abbado called the trumpets for 3 pm, then sent us sent us … Continue reading

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Diana Damrau & RLPO album is top choice on Sinfini!

International Arts commentator Norman Lebrecht is waxing lyrically over the latest release involving the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The album ‘FOREVER’ out on the Erato label displays the lighter side of Diana Damrau, accompanied by The RLPO, conducted by David … Continue reading

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A Couple of ‘snippets’ from the great Maurice Andre…

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