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Interview with Bramwell Tovey (Part 2)

In the second part of an exclusive interview available to 4BR, John Barber talks to Bramwell Tovey at the Peter Maxwell Davies Centre at Sandbach School in January as part of the 2015 Sandbach Concert Series.

Bramwell Tovey


In the second part of an exclusive interview — John Barber talks to Bramwell Tovey.

Here he talks about his music such as 'The Night to Sing', 'Requiem for a Charred Skull' and 'Songs from the Paradise Saloon' as well as his personal journey as a musician and even the terrible nerves he suffered with before conducting the New York Philharmonic and his decision not to walk out the the nearest exit before he went on stage...

Part 1 at:

Brangwyn Hall

Potential weather and road closure delays for Welsh Regional Championship

March 16 • Snowfall on the way to Swansea and some road closures near to the Brangwyn Hall on Saturday morning may cause problems for bands at the Welsh Regional Championship.


Cory visit adds extra boost to Scottish banding

March 16 • The good news continues for Scottish banding as Cory's forthcoming visit to Perth creates ticket demand.

Band Cymru

Band Cyrmu set for broadcast

March 16 • The biannual Band Cymru competition will begin broadcasting on 25th March culminating in a live final with up to £10,000 at stake.


The world of brass broadcast from Boarshurst

March 16 • A brand new Sunday Brass Series of concerts is now being broadcast live over the internet from Boarshurst Band Club. All you have to do is sit back, log in and enjoy...

Contest: London & SC Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Victoria Hall, Bolton

Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Arrow Valley Brass

March 16 • Arrow Valley Brass is developing well under Andy Culshaw and seeks to appoint an experienced front row cornet player. We are based in Inkberrow, Worcs.and our main rehearsal is on Sunday morning. Full programme of concerts, contests etc.

Garforth Brass

March 15 • Following on from their success in coming second in the 4th Section in Huddersfield, GARFORTH BRASS are now looking for a SOLO/TUTTI CORNET player to join the team in preparation for their appearance at Cheltenham in September.

The Corsham Band

March 15 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.

Nigel Seaman

Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator