septura ensemble

Blow arr Matthew Knight Venus and Adonis: A Mournful Masque
Fauré arr Matthew Knight Six mélodies
Tchaikovsky arr Simon Cox/Matthew Knight Swan Lake (excerpts)

Formed of principal brass players from London’s major orchestras, the Academy’s Ensemble in Residence, Septura, has redefined brass chamber music through the uniquely expressive sound of the brass septet by creating a canon of transcriptions, arrangements and new commissions for this configuration. Today they perform side by side with Academy students in a programme on the theme of human nature.

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