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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Greenwich Symphony's First 2015 Concert Features First Trumpet...

Ryan Anthony, trumpet player extraordinaire , transported the audience for the Greenwich Symphony's first concert of the new year back to 1796, and urged them to forget they had ever heard the trumpet before- with astonishing effect. Introduced by Conductor David Gilbert, the soloist gave a brief history of his instrument, adding that prior to Haydn's "Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra", the horn had just been a curved tube with limited tonal range, then proceeded to blow his horn like Gabriel himself.


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