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A4 Brass Quartet
Date and time
14 Jan 2019 (7:00pm)

The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£10 (£8)

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A4 Brass Quartet

Jamie Smith cornet / flugelhorn
Jonathan Bates
tenor horn
Michael Cavanagh
baritone horn
Chris Robertson

Jonathan Bates Toccata 4
Smetana arr. Jonathan Bates Overture to ‘The Bartered Bride’
JS Bach arr. Jonathan Bates Fugue in G minor
Bartok arr. Chris Robertson Six Romanian Folk Dances
Bruckner arr. Chris Robertson Locus Iste
Thomas Doss Moskito
Jared McCunnie Just Cause
Bramwell Tovey Street Songs: Movement 4
Oliver Waespi South Uist Variations: Movement 1
Daniel Hall The Black Dahlia
Paul Desmond arr. Jonathan Bates Take Five
Martin Ellerby Electra Dances
Percy Grainger arr. Jonathan Bates Shepherd’s Hey
Kentaro Sato arr. Jonathan Bates Tsunangari
Jonathan Bates Mists of the Mountains

Royal Overseas League Winners and Royal Philharmonic Society Award winners, A4 Brass Ensemble come to Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

A4 Brass Quartet comprises of principal players from some of the UK’s top brass bands, including Grimethorpe Colliery, Brighouse and Rastrick and Foden’s Band. With 'technical virtuosity in abundance’ (Brass Band World), these four astonishing musicians come together to perform both lyrical and high-octane works, forming a distinctive and new take on chamber music.