Alison Balsom 6th February 2012 The British trumpeter’s new album Seraph takes its title from a new concertino composed for her by James MacMillan in 2010, and also includes music by Arutiunian, Bernd Alois Zimmermann and Takemitsu. Alison Balsom is the world’s preeminent female classical trumpeter.
Jan 09, 2012 · British trumpet player Alison Balsom has established herself as one of the leading performers on her instrument in the early 21st century. This 2012 album features three modern and contemporary concertos for trumpet. Balsom is phenomenally secure in her technique and in the musicality she brings to each of the pieces.
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James MacMillan’s Seraph–which is dedicated to Balsom–is a model of trumpet composition: its appeal lies in the ingratiating character of its totally idiomatic melodic material, and in the way the orchestra complements the instrument’s timbre and various register shifts.
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Following the international success of her critically-acclaimed Italian Concertos - about which BBC Music Magazine raved: "listening to it is nothing less than a life-enhancing experience"- trumpet superstar Alison Balsom releases an exciting and important new album of modern trumpet concertos.
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May 18, 2015 · Alison Balsom is the world’s preeminent female classical trumpeter. She is an unique and independent artist who have broken through to the mainstream whilst retaining her integrity and core musical values.
Jan 07, 2012 · Alison Balsom, photographed at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Photograph: Antonio Olmos for the Observer W hen the Scottish composer James MacMillan wrote Seraph for Alison Balsom, it was...
Alison Balsom is a unique and independent artist who have broken through to the mainstream whilst retaining her integrity and core musical values. Exceptional talent, a glamorous stage presence and a witty and engaging personality make Alison one of the most exciting and bankable artists in the core classical world today.
Alison Louise Balsom, OBE (born 7 October 1978) is an English trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, and music educator. Balsom was awarded Artist of the Year at the 2013 Gramophone Awards and has won three Classic BRIT Awards and three German Echo Awards, and was soloist at the BBC Last Night of the Proms in 2009.
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