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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Plug 6: Brass

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Contemporary Music And Performance

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Working with a huge number of ensembles, guest artists and composers over the years, PLUG is a launchpad for new experiments and exciting ideas bouncing around RCS. During its 18 years, PLUG has seen more than 300 pieces of new work receive their premieres right here at RCS.

Our Brass department performs new pieces by eight composers in the Ledger Recital Room in this lunchtime concert.


Runtime: 60 mins

Murray Dominic Dixon

Peter Hughes
Waking up on Fire

Abigail Wilson french horn
Ted McDaid trumpet
Emma Close trombone

Hiro Kyo
A Thousand Winds
Rachel Wood french horn
Calum Blair trumpet
Kleitos Pavlou, Savvas Athansiou trombone
Jack Archibald tuba

Charlotte Devlin
I Was Just Trying to Relax When I Remembered Absolutely Everything I Need To Do
Rachel Wood french horn
Calum Blair, Calum Kerr trumpet
Kleitos Pavlou trombone
Jack Archibald tuba

Stephen Speirs

Adrian Stark
Tornaszentandrás és Tornanádaska

Lik Ng french horn
Lucy Amos, Danni Woodnutt, Nadia Bedwell trumpet
Emma Close, Jamie Philip trombone
Emma Close tenor trombone
Jamie Philip bass trombone
Sophie Smart tuba
Mark Reynolds conductor

Vishak Ramaprasad
Ajam Nirvikalpam Niraakaramekam

David Ford
Fanfare of Bells

Max Howling french horn
James Earl, Calum Kerr, Gregor Koziel, Leo Brychta trumpet
Leo Brychta flugelhorn
Kleitos Pavlou, Rebecca Strang, Aaron Singh trombone
Mark Gammon bass trombone
Jack Archibald tuba
John Logan conductor