Rodrigo's Concerto de Aranjuez, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and American music at the meeting point of classical and jazz from the star trumpet player and Britten Sinfonia.

The brilliant trumpet player Alison Balsom joins the outstanding Britten Sinfonia to perform new arrangements of hugely popular concertos of Rodrigo and Gershwin. They also play pieces from their newly-released album, which showcases American composers of the first half of the 20th century who were incorporating jazz influences into their music.

Ives:
The Unanswered Question (5)
Copland:
Quiet City (10)
Rodrigo:
Concierto de Aranjuez (17)
Barber:
Capricorn Concerto, op.21
Stravinsky:
Concerto in D (13)
Gershwin:
Rhapsody in Blue (16)

Scott Stroman conductor

Alison is exceptional not just for her technique and musicianship, but for her integrity, creativity and inspiring sense of purpose

Alain Lanceron, President, Warner Classics & Erato

With thanks to Jane Jewell for her kind support.


This event is part of Summer at Snape.

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