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Holst's Australian Premiere

Brisbane musician Adrian Head recently performed the Australian premiere of a recent arrangment of Holst's Concertante for trombone and organ, or in this case, for trombone and band.

 

The work, written in 1894, had been only discovered in the last fifteen years, and as such is an important work for trombone.

It was performed by Adrian, accompanied by the Queensland Wind Orchestra, conducted by Craig Dabelstein. The well received concert was part of the, "4MBS Festival of Classics", and was held on Sunday 27 May.



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David W. Ashworth

RSCM, ABBA Exec Member, NABBC PRO.
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator