Tag Archives: Wilbraham

The Messiah – Happy 175th Birthday Royal Liverpool Philharmonic!

Happy birthday! Today is exactly 175 years since the founding of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. To celebrate, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Britain’s oldest orchestra, by the way!) and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir are giving our annual performance 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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Blasts From The Past!

This photo takes me back! This was 1985 and we were in our first year at the Royal College of Music in London. Boosey & Hawkes sponsored a weekend for aspiring young brass players at Newnam Courtney (very posh manor … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Photo…

Here is a wonderful photo, published by Anthony Kearns from has fabulous tribute site to the late, great, trumpeter John Wilbraham. This shows John sat between Willie Lang (Principal Trumpet- London Symphony Orchestra) and Harry Dilley (Principal Trumpet – Royal … Continue reading

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A great John Wilbraham Tribute Site…

Take a look at the wonderful tribute site Anthony Kearns has set up to honour the late great trumpeter John Wilbraham. It is full of the history and anecdotes of this giant of the trumpet world. During his research, Anthony … Continue reading

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