Download this event for iCal

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Top Brass!

Repertoire

Copland
Fanfare for the Common Man
Walton (arr. Crees)
Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Tovey
Pictures in the Smoke
Vizzutti
Prism: Shards of Colour for brass and percussion
Broughton
Fanfares, Marches, Hymns and Finale
Arlen (arr. Vizzutti)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Trad. (arr. Staigers)
The Carnival of Venice
Vizzutti
Fire Dance

Performers

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra brass section
Allen Vizzutti
trumpet
Bramwell Tovey
conductor

A scintillating concert showcasing the outstanding Royal Philharmonic Orchestra brass section, joined by the dazzling American trumpet player Allen Vizzutti. A true virtuoso, Vizzutti is equally at home playing classical and jazz, and his performance style incorporates elements of both styles – with thrilling results. The great jazz musician Chick Corea hailed Allen Vizzutti for his ‘easy control, polyharmonic wit, orchestral penmanship, punctuated spiritual warmth’, adding that ‘rarely do so many qualities find themselves in one musician’.

This all-brass programme is conducted by Bramwell Tovey, whose composition Pictures in the Smoke is also featured. Opening with Copland’s glorious Fanfare for the Common Man, the concert includes an arrangement of Walton’s rousing Spitfire Prelude and Fugue, and Vizzutti takes centre stage for the breathtaking Carnival of Venice.

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2013/14 Resident Season

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's Violin Concerto, with soloist Robert Davidovici, and Brahms First Symphony, preceded by Berlioz's glittering Roman Carnival Overture.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tasmin Little plays Bruch's ravishing Violin Concerto No.1, followed by Tchaikovsky's joyous Symphony No.2, 'Little Russian', conducted by Bramwell Tovey.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Christoph Koenig conducts Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin, Elgar's deeply moving Cello Concerto, with soloist Jamie Walton, and Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: The Magic of Christmas

A magical concert full of festive cheer for all the family featuring popular classics, orchestral favourites, and a selection of music by composer and conductor Debbie Wiseman.

The Music of Burt Bacharach

A fabulous evening of timeless Bacharach classics on Valentine's Day with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and four West End vocalists.

Pinchas Zukerman - Summer Music Festival

The Summer Music Festival concludes with a programme dedicated to the last three symphonies by Mozart.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Schumann's beautiful Piano Concerto, with soloist Natasha Paremski, and Dvořák's Symphony No.7, perhaps his greatest symphony, under the baton of Paul Daniel.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven's majestic Third Piano Concerto with soloist Mario Galeani, and Tchaikovsky's final Symphony, No.6, the Pathétique.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

An essential concert for all lovers of Tchaikovsky's music, featuring the Serenade for Strings, Violin Concerto and excerpts from Swan Lake.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

A delightful evening of festive musical gems to fill you with good cheer and get your yuletide celebrations off to an entertaining start.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A must for Beethoven devotees, directed by pianist and conductor Freddy Kempf, featuring the Triple Concerto and Seventh Symphony. The exhilarating Fidelio Overture opens the programme.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sibelius' Violin Concerto, with soloist Ju-Young Baek, and Brahms' Fourth Symphony, conducted by Grzegorz Nowak. Mendelssohn's Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream opens the concert.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Schubert's Symphony No. 8, the 'Unfinished', and Bizet's Symphony in C frame Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations, with soloist Dimitri Maslennikov.

Pinchas Zukerman - Summer Music Festival

In the opening concert of the Summer Music Festival, Pinchas Zukerman performs J.S. Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor. Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht and Mendelssohn 'Italian' Symphony complete the...

Pinchas Zukerman - Summer Music Festival

The Summer Music Festival continues with award-winning cellist Amanda Forsyth joining Pinchas Zukerman to perform Brahms' Double Concerto.

Comments powered by Disqus

Ticket Information

Encore

£40, £32.50, £25, £15
ENCORE Members: £5 off top 3 prices

Series discounts available – see series page for details

View Seating Plan Further Ticket Info

Audio