2013 Festival

32) Friday 26th July - 8.00 p.m.

St Peter’s Church, Norton


Alison Balsom (trumpet)
The English Concert

Purcell – Suite from The Fairy Queen
Handel – Overture: Atalanta
Handel (arr . Balsom) – Trumpet Concerto in B flat
Handel – Extracts from The Water Music
Purcell (arr . Balsom) – King Arthur Suite

Twice named 'Female Artist of the Year' at the Classic  BRITs,  trumpeter Alison Balsom has an international reputation as a distinctive and ground-breaking musician and ambassador for classical music. Along with one of the country’s finest period instrument orchestras she presents a programme of ‘royal music’ by Handel and Purcell.

‘This was a remarkable evening. A very remarkable evening. An exceptionally remarkable evening … an indelibly poignant, probing performance’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Balsom is a superb advocate, combining technical brilliance with penetrating musicianship – a true poet of the trumpet as well as a formidable athlete.’ – BBC Music Magazine

Pre-concert and interval drinks

Centre -
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Aisles unallocated
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