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Experience one of the most distinctive and groundbreaking musicians on the international circuit today.
Firmly established as one of the world’s leading trumpeters, Alison Balsom makes her UMS debut with an evening of shockingly beautiful music. Born in 1978, Balsom was recently named “Female Arts of the Year” at the Classical BRITs for the second time, and in 2009 she headlined one of classical music’s most celebrated concerts – the last night of the BBC Proms, which reached its biggest ever global TV audience of an estimated 200 million.
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 12 in d minor, “La Follia”
Albinoni: Oboe Concerto in B-flat, Op. 7, No. 3 (1712) (arr. Balsom)
Handel: Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, Op. 6, No. 7 (1739)
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D Major, RV 230 (1711) (arr. Balsom)
Marcello/Bach: Concerto in c minor (arr. Balsom)
Purcell: Dance of the Furies from Dido and Aeneas (1688) (arr. Balsom)
Purcell: Chacony in g minor (1680)
Purcell: Fantasia on One Note (1680)
Handel: Suite in D Major for Trumpet and Strings (1733) (arr. Balsom)