Bramwell Tovey announces NYBBGB programme for Great Northern Brass

Bramwell Tovey has announced the programme which The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain will perform in their concert at the Great Northern Brass Arts Festival which takes place at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on Saturday 13th September.

Bramwell Tovey, who is flying into the UK from Canada especially to conduct the NYBBGB, has selected two Malcolm Arnold works, Padstow Lifeboat and Fantasy for Brass Band, and there will be the Manchester premiere of Metropolis 1927 in the presence of composer Peter Graham.

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain programme is as follows:-

Arnold – Padstow Lifeboat – March

Arnold – Fantasy for Brass Band

Vaughan Williams – Folk Song Suite

Imogen Holst – The Unfortunate Traveller

Ireland – Downland Suite

Elgar – Nimrod

Graham – Metropolis 1927

Tickets for this concert, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band (12noon) The Band of The King’s Division (2.15pm) and the Gala Evening Concert which features Black Dyke, Brighouse & Rastrick and Foden’s Bands are available from The Bridgewater Hall Box Office, telephone 0844 907 9000.

This year’s Great Northern Brass Arts Festival is sponsored by Yamaha, PRS for Music and Besson.

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