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Aaron Azunda Akugbo, Trumpet & Ryan Corbett, Accordion

Classical Music Alive 24/25

Honegger | Intrada

Handel | Messiah: But who may abide the day of His coming

Purcell | Dido's Lament

Sibelius | Valse Triste, op.44/1

Ropartz | Andante and Allegro

Hovhaness | Sonata for Trumpet and Organ op. 200

Price (arr. Akugbo) | Sympathy

Price (arr. Akugbo) | Sunset

Piazzolla | Café 1930

Bach/Vivaldi | Concerto in D for Trumpet BWV 972

Born in 1998 and of Nigerian-Scottish descent, Aaron Azunda Akugbo hails from Edinburgh and is poised as a future leading exponent of his instrument. Having been shortlisted for the RPS Young Artist award and named one of Classic FM’s Rising Stars of 2024, Aaron continues to gain recognition for his exceptional talent and dedication to the trumpet, promising a bright future in the world of classical music.

Joined for this concert by accordionist, Ryan Corbett, in an eclectic programme arranged by Ryan, for trumpet and accordion.

Pre-concert Talk - 6.30pm

The Town Hall - FREE

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