A truly dazzling virtuoso – the keyed trumpet premieres in Sydney
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A truly dazzling virtuoso – the keyed trumpet premieres in Sydney

Gabriele Cassone playing the keyed trumpet with The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, directed from the fortepiano by Paul Dyer, truly brought to life the title of the present series Dazzling Virtuoso with a breathtaking performance. A deliberate choice of adjective. The keyed trumpet, an instrument of the 18th century sits between the Baroque and the newer valved instruments, representing…

18th century keyed trumpet premieres in Sydney: Gabriele Cassone performs with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
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18th century keyed trumpet premieres in Sydney: Gabriele Cassone performs with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

  This July, Italian trumpet virtuoso Gabriele Cassone will bring to Sydney a sound it has never before heard in concert. That sound belongs to the keyed trumpet. In the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s Dazzling Virtuoso tour, Cassone will perform the trumpet concertos of Haydn and Hummel on this specialised period instrument; the instrument which was most…