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11 November 2017 8pm

Prime Brass
Junior Prime Brass*
Organ Edmund Aldhouse
Conductors Paul Trepte, Christopher Lawrence*


Vierne - Marche Triomphale
Paul Trepte - Fanfares and Chorales (new commission)
Widor - Salvum Fac Populum
Mussorgsky - Night on a Bare Mountain
K Naylor - Fanfare for a Royal Occasion*
Campra - Rigaudon*
Jasper Eaglesfield - Remember (new commission)*
Alford - The Vanished Army
Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks
Holst - Mars from 'The Planets'

Come and hear Prime Brass team up with the mighty Ely Cathedral organ in one of our popular recitals. If you've not heard the combination of brass and organ in a cathedral acoustic before, you're in for a treat.

Cambridge based brass ensemble Prime Brass was formed in 1989 by trumpeter Paul Garner as a quintet and since 2002 the ensemble has developed into a conductor-less dectet, the formation in which it currently gives most of its concerts. This ten-piece line-up of four trumpets, four trombones, horn and tuba expands for a few concerts each year to perform repertoire for symphonic forces or larger, playing regularly in Ely Cathedral and King's College Chapel. Prime Brass celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2014.

Prime Brass frequently performs with voices, and has worked with many of the leading choirs in Cambridge. In 2012 the ensemble went on tour to Paris with Cambridge University's CUMS Chorus under the direction of Stephen Cleobury, with whom Prime Brass enjoys a flourishing relationship. The ensemble has also accompanied the Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus on tours to Prague (Rudolfinum) and Amsterdam (Concertgebouw).

Tickets £10 available ONLINE at or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm)