Nigel Black director
RCM Brass Ensemble
JS Bach (arr Matthias Hofs) Nach Vivaldi Violin Concerto BWV 972
JS Bach (arr Eric Crees) Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582
JS Bach (arr Eric Crees) Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Liszt (arr Eric Crees) Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H
JS Bach Fantasia and fugue in C minor BWV 537
JS Bach (arr Adam David Gal) Brandenburg Concerto no 3 BWV 1048
Tonight's concert showcases talented ensembles from the RCM Brass Faculty, with performances from the Trombone Choir, Horn Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble and Tuba Ensemble.
The programme opens with JS Bach’s transcription of Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto, arranged for brass by Visiting Professor of Trumpet Matthias Höfs. The programme continues with two Bach fugues and another composer acknowledgement, Franz Liszt’s Prelude and Fugue on the B-A-C-H motif.