Connaught Brass (classical)

Connaught Brass (classical)

12:00pm Saturday 27 July

Easebourne Church (St Mary’s), Midhurst


Adults £17 (18 & under £5)

A genuine treat at the 2023 Petworth Festival, we welcome back trumpeter Aaron Akugbo in the company of the four brass musicians who make up the superb Connaught Brass.

Winners of the First Prize at the Inaugural Philip Jones International Brass Ensemble Competition (2019) and the Royal Overseas League Mixed Ensemble Competition (2022), Connaught Brass’s music is described as ‘vibrant, spirited and bold’. A tremendous on-stage rapport shows the emphasis they place on their friendship with one another, quite apart from their dedication to varied and occasionally mischievous repertoire.

Antonio Vivaldi (arr. Stone) Concerto in F major
Anton Bruckner (arr. Akugbo) Christus Factus Est
Robin Haigh New Commission 
Lili Boulanger (arr. Foster) Selections from Clairières Dans le Ciel
George Gershwin (arr. Schutzad) 3 Preludes: II. Andante con moto e poco rubato
Bizet (arr. Connaught Brass) Carmen Suite 

“A thrilling young ensemble at the start of what is sure to be a major international career” Great Birmingham Brass Fest