Black Dyke announce Great Northern Brass Arts Festival programme

National, Open and European Champions announce the programme they will present at the forthcoming Great Northern Brass Arts Festival.

Dr Nicholas Childs and The Black Dyke Band have announced the programmed that they will perform at the forthcoming Great Northern Brass Arts Festival, sponsored by Yamaha and Besson at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on Saturday 12th September

Black Dyke will perform the second half of the Gala Concert (7.15pm) and will be directed by Dr Nicolas Childs. The Foden’s Band will perform the first half and will be releasing their programme shortly.

The Black Dyke programme will be as follows and will feature Gareth Small as the Guest Trumpet Soloist

Where Eagles Sing Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Aratunian Trumpet Concerto arr. Antrobus Trumpet Soloist Gareth Small

Alone Yet Not Alone Bruce Broughton

Golden Swing of Black Dyke

Opus One arr. Geldard

I Only Have Eyes for You arr. Fernie Soloists Dan Thomas and Adrian Hirst

Mack the Knife Kurt Weill arr. Richards

Metropolis 1927 Peter Graham


Tickets are still available for the Gala Evening Concert which features Black Dyke and Foden’s Band (7.15pm) and all the daytime concerts:  Fairey Band (12 noon), National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain (2.15pm) and Brighouse & Rastrick Band (4.15pm).

For tickets please call 0161 907 9000.

This year’s Festival is sponsored by Yamaha and Besson