Newbury Spring Festival
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Corn Exchange

An Evening with Alison Balsom


Tuesday 16th May, St Lawrence Church,
Hungerford RG17 0JB
7.30pm (ends approx 9.30pm)


This concert is now SOLD OUT - please contact the Box Office to be added to the WAITING LIST




Alison Balsom trumpet
Lucy Crowe soprano


The Balsom Ensemble
Bach Cantata BWV 51 Jauchzett Gott in allen Landen
Handel Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, ‘Eternal Source of Light Divine’
Handel Let the Bright Seraphim
Purcell Duets from The Indian Queen


and other Baroque delights


The Festival is thrilled to welcome back superstar trumpeter Alison Balsom who is joined by one of England’s leading sopranos, Lucy Crowe, for this special recital ahead of their performance at Wigmore Hall.


Alison Balsom’s highly distinctive sound has earned her much recognition and cemented her international reputation as one of classical music’s great ambassadors. In addition to transcribing and arranging existing works for both natural and valved instruments, she is increasingly active in commissioning new works for the trumpet, and is ranked amongst the most distinctive and ground-breaking musicians on the international circuit today.


“Balsom is simply divine.” Sunday Telegraph


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