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Geoffrey Gordon- Saint Blue - YouTube added by geoffreygordoncomposer on 18 Dec 2016 tag | report
Today is the 150th birthday of the iconic painter Wassily Kandinsky, an artist beloved of musicians worldwide. In his honour, we offer a sneak peek at our forthcoming recording of composer Geoffrey Gordon's ultra virtuoso double concerto for trumpet and piano, inspired by two of Kandinsky's most striking and colourful paintings (All Saints I and In Blue). The full work will be on a very exciting new CD from Signum Records in 2017, featuring soloists Simon Desbruslais (trumpet), Clare Hammond (piano) and conductor Kenneth Woods, with the English String Orchestra!
Geoffrey Gordon's Saint Blue in March Classical Music Mag... added by geoffreygordoncomposer on 10 Mar 2016 tag | report
Geoffrey Gordon's double concerto Saint Blue, commissioned for Simon Desbruslais, Clare Hammond and the English Symphony Orchestra (through generous support from Arts Council England) is mentioned in the March issue of Classical Music Magazine:
Saint Blue -double concerto for trumpet, piano and string... added by geoffreygordoncomposer on 30 Jun 2015 tag | report
Two excerpts from the live premiere performance of Geoffrey Gordon's double concerto, Saint Blue, for trumpet, piano and strings, commissioned (with generous support from Arts Council England) for the English Symphony Orchestra and soloists Simon Desbruslais (trumpet) and Clare Hammond (piano), in performance here with conductor Kenneth Woods. Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham, England; 13 May 2015.
Hammond and Desbruslais talk double concertos for trumpet... added by geoffreygordoncomposer on 8 May 2015 tag | report
Clare Hammond and Simon Desbruslais discuss the world premiere of composer Geoffrey Gordon's Saint Blue, a double concerto for trumpet, piano and strings, commissioned by Arts Council England for the English Symphony Orchestra. Kenneth Woods conducts the premiere on 13 May 2015, at Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham, England.
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