photo by Michael J. Lutch/BSO

Trumpets Shall Sound

Charles Peltz, Director of Wind Ensemble Activities, is joined by members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra who also teach at NEC for this program.

The program will include Gunther Schuller's Symphony for Brass and Percussion, then the Tomasi Trumpet Concerto (arr. for wind ensemble) with BSO Principal Trumpet Thomas Rolfs (in photo) as soloist.  Rolfs is joined by his BSO trumpet colleagues Benjamin Wright, Thomas Siders and Michael Martin for the Vivaldi Concerto for Four Trumpets.

The Program:

Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzona XVII
Henri Tomasi: Trumpet Concerto (Arranged for winds by James Curnow)
Thomas Rolfs, trumpet
Jean Françaix: Danses exotiques
Antonio Vivaldi: from Concerto for Four Trumpets in B-flat Major (arr. Kathryn Salfelder)      
Thomas Rolfs, Benjamin Wright, Thomas Siders, Michael Martin, trumpet
Henry Brant: from Angels and Devils: Concerto for Flute Solo with Flute Orchestra
Kate Lemmon, solo flute
John Heiss: Mosaics and Fanfare (1986/1993)
For a Very Large Array of Flutists
John Heiss, guest conductor
Gunther Schuller: Symphony for Brass and Percussion, op. 16 (1948)

Date: November 12, 2013 - 7:00:PM
Price: Free
Location: NEC’s Jordan Hall

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