LFCCM Opening Concert 2019: Praise Him with Trumpets
Praise Him with Trumpets
A celebration of contemporary music for trumpets and choir
Saturday 11 May 2019 | 7.30 p.m.
Hampstead Parish Church
Opening concert of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music 2019
Peter Foggitt Conductor
Simon Desbruslais Trumpets
Ellie Lovegrove Trumpets
Il Suono Vocal Ensemble
Peter Foggitt: Fanfare for Two Piccolo Trumpets in A (world premiere)
James MacMillan: In splendoribus sanctorum from Strathclyde Motets (2005)
Jonathan Dove: On This Wondrous Sea (2016)
Deborah Pritchard: Benedicite (2014)
Howard Goodall: Open Thou Mine Eyes (2010)
Phillip Cooke: Invocation (2010)
Gabriel Jackson: Requiem (2009)
Ewan Campbell: new commission (world premiere)
Judith Weir: Praise Him with Trumpets (2015)
Praise Him with Trumpets is a celebration of contemporary music for trumpets and choir, and is the opening concert of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music 2019. It is inspired by Judith Weir's eponymous 2015 work for choir, organ, and two trumpete in C, which was commissioned to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Hampton Court Palace. The concert features two world premieres: Ewan Campell's new work is for two trumpets and organ and has been commissioned specially for this performance, as has Peter Foggitt's Fanfare for Two Piccolo Trumpets in A.
The performance features trumpet soloists Simon Desbruslais and Ellie Lovegrove who will perform on trumpets in Bb, in C, and piccolo trumpets in A. They will be joined by the vocal enemble Il Suono (dir. Christian Goursaud and conductor Peter Foggitt.
Tickets: £15/£12 (concs.) in advance. £20/£15 (concs.) on the door.
Promoted and generously supported
by the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.