Let Trumpets Sound

Part of Clifton International Festival of Music

An evening of music for trumpet and organ, demonstrating the excitement, sensitivity and versatility of this fiendish instrument.

Hear favourite duets including Jeremiah Clarke’s famous Trumpet Tune alongside less familiar gems from the trumpet’s repertoire spanning the centuries from Baroque masterpieces to brand new music from composer David Bednall.

Works for trumpet and organ are paired with Bach’s iconic Toccata and Fugue in D minor, a Baroque masterpiece full of drama and flourishes for organ.

Crispian Steele- Perkins – Trumpet
James Gough – Organ


JS Bach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (BWV 565)
Jeremiah Clarke Trumpet Tune in D
David Bednall Festival commission (world premiere)

This event takes place at Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Bristol BS8 3BX

Pre-concert talk

6.30pm, free to concert ticket holder

Find out more about the music with Oxford University Press composer David Bednall in this pre-concert talk about the art of writing new music for the trumpet.

Clifton International Festival of Music

This event is part of Clifton International Festival of Music which takes place between 1st-8th June 2019. For more information and to view the whole line-up, please click here.

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