Carlton main announce Great Northern Brass programme

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band have now released their programme for the Opening Concert (12noon) of the Great Northern Brass Arts Festival which takes place at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on Saturday 13th September.

Calton Main, who will be conducted by Leigh Baker, will get the festival off to a great start with a seldom heard master-piece, Elgar Howarth’s Fireworks which will be narrated by Simone Rebello. The programme also includes Torchbearers by Eric Ball, a former conductor of Carlton Main and Momentum by Ben Hollins.

Carlton Main’s programme is as follows:-

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band

Conductor: Leigh Baker

Narrator: Simone Rebello

Fireworks – Howarth

Torchbearers – Ball

Soliloquy – Sparke – Cornet soloist – Kirsty Abbotts

Don’t Stop Me Now – Mercury/Harper

Carrickfergus- arr Roberts – Baritone soloist – Hannah Platt

Erin Shore – arr Baker

Scarlet Ribbons – arr Duncan-flugel soloist-Anna Spedding-piano soloist – Daniel McLochlin

Momentum – Ben Hollings

Tickets for this concert, The Band of The King’s Division (2.15pm), The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (4.15pm) 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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