Philharmonia play Schumann’s Konzertstück – Thursday 30th March 2023

On Thursday 30 March at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, led by Principal Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali, the Philharmonia’s renowned horn section takes the spotlight in Schumann’s Konzertstück for four horns. Framing the Konzertstück is Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5. You can find out more about the concert here: We are…

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Fell – a world premiere for a cappella choir and natural horn – Sunday 12th February 2023

FELL – a world premiere for a cappella choir and natural horn Musicians Martin Lawrence, David Lancaster and Chris Bartram first met up together in the early 1980s at York University’s prestigious music department. As they were all brass players (Martin played the French horn, David and Chris were trumpeters) they ended up playing together a lot and forging long-lasting friendships. The following years saw them all…

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British Horn Festival 2022

We are pleased to announce that tickets for the 2022 British Horn Festival on Sunday 13th November in Birmingham are now on sale. As it’s our first live Festival in three years, tickets are priced at £5 for BHS members. Grab yours now to avoid disappointment! Concerts, Workshops, Masterclasses, Ensemble playing, Trade stands and much,…

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Online workshop: Sunday 2nd October 5-6pm “Audition Preparation” with Beth Randell

Beth Randell

About this event In the run up to NYO and Conservatoire auditions Beth Randell will be looking at audition preparation both for students and teachers. This event is free but you must book your place here: Beth Randell has been a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (COE) since 1993 and has participated…

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Sunday 25th September – Bromley Horn Day

On Sunday 25th September, Bromley Youth Music Trust will be hosting the Bromley Horn Day in association with the British Horn Society. It’s open to horn players of all ages and levels and we look forward to welcoming children and adults alike. Our lead artist is Jim Rattigan, the UK’s leading jazz horn player, with…

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Music in the Round present “A Celebration of the Horn”

Programme includes music by ECKLEBE, BUSH, COOKE, FRICKER & TOURNEMIRE. Our weekend of wind music concludes with a celebration of the horn, inspired by the musical library of Britain’s foremost 20th century horn player, Dennis Brain. Following their recent CD release ‘From the library of Dennis Brain’, this is an opportunity to hear live in…

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Online workshop: Sunday 7th August 5-6:30pm “Resilience” with Jo Hensel

Jo Hensel

In this 90-minute interactive workshop, Jo Hensel will explore the important topic of resilience. This event is free but you must book your place here: About this event The Resilient Musician In this 90-minute interactive workshop that is suitable for all musicians, whatever their level of experience or ability, Jo will explore the important…

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Online workshop: Sunday 31st July 5-6pm “Phrasing” with Martin Owen

Martin Owen

One of the UK’s finest hornplayers, Martin Owen looks at the topic of “Phrasing” particularly in unfamiliar and contemporary works. This event is free but you must book your place here: About this event Martin Owen is regarded as one of Europe’s leading horn players, appearing as soloist and chamber musician all around the…

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