Tredegar Band has earned a worldwide reputation for artistic innovation and excellence. A self-supporting organisation with a renowned musical reputation for innovation, they represent the town that bears their name with pride – literally so with their contribution to the BAFTA Award winning film, ‘Pride’.
This afternoon programme will be feature major works by Ralph Vaughan Williams (which they will be recording for a new CD), Gavin Higgins and other leading composers for the brass band orchestral medium as well as solos from some of the finest brass performers in world banding
Sponsored by Greenham Trust
Conductor: Ian Porthouse
Richard Strauss arr. Andrew Austin Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare
Hector Berlioz arr. Geoffrey Brand Le Corsair
Philip Wilby Concerto for Euphonium
Soloist: Yu-Han Yang
Ralph Vaughan Williams Suite 49th Parallel
Ralph Vaughan Williams Variations for Brass Band
Ralph Vaughan Williams Rhosymedre
Gavin Higgins So Spoke Albion
Jimmy Webb arr. Alan Catherall MacArthur Park
Please note, some events throughout the festival will be filmed and photographed for promotional materials, this may include shots of the audience at times. If you do not wish to be included, please do let us know in advance of the performance.