Slide Action trombone quartet

Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Friday 29 September 2023 (13:00-13:50)

Free admission, no booking required 

Trombone stare down camera in blue light holding trombone
Slide Action

Barber Lunchtime Concert

Benny Vernon | Huw Evans | Jamie Tweed | Josh Cirtina

A fresh approach to the concert experience dedicated to discovering a new identity for the trombone. The multi-award-winning trombone quartet Slide Action debut their contribution and vision for the future of trombone music. Featuring new works from eminent British composers such as Emily Hall, Laura Jurd, Ryan Latimer, and Alex Paxton alongside their own innovative compositions and arrangements. The performance begins with an homage to the brass music of earlier times with Henry Purcell’s Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary before melting away into chaos…

Rebuilding the Trombone:
Purcell, arr. Cirtina Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z. 860
Ryan Latimer C. Exigua
Jamie Tweed Interlude I
Laura Jurd Swamped
Benny Vernon Interlude II
Emily Hall Close Palms
Locke, arr. Cirtina Interlude III Flatt Consort
Alex Paxton Estampie