Dublin Brass Week 2019: Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio / Adam Rapa & Luca Dell'anna /  Closing Concert

Dublin Brass Week 2019: Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio / Adam Rapa & Luca Dell'anna / Closing Concert

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 7.30pm

Now in its sixth edition, Dublin Brass Week was founded in 2013 by Irish trumpeter David Collins and his violinist wife Sarah Sew.

DBW started as masterclasses for trumpet and has grown each year, inviting 15 faculty and hosting over 40 students representing full orchestral brass from throughout the world for DBW19. The DBW Academy programme, launched in 2014, selects young brass players resident on the island of Ireland to participate in Dublin Brass Week.

DBW also includes a number of concerts. See programme below:

Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio
Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 8.00pm

Gábor Tarkövi, Trumpet

Andrej Žust, French Horn

Jesper Busk Sørensen, Trombone

Neruda - Trumpet Concerto in Eb

Schumann - Dichterliebe
Schumann - Romance Opus 28

Dukas - Villanelle

Poulenc - Sonata for Horn, Trumpet and Trombone

Nelhybel - Trio for Brass

Gábor, Andrej and Jesper open the concert with each performing solo repertoire in the form of Neruda, Schumann and Dukas with piano. The second half will comprise completely of music for brass trio featuring Poulenc’s iconic Sonata for Horn, Trumpet and Trombone.



Adam Rapa & Luca Dell’anna
Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9.00pm
Adam Rapa - Trumpet
Luca Dell’anna - Piano

Dublin Brass Week are delighted to welcome, on their first visit to Ireland, world renowned trumpeter Adam Rapa along with pianist Luca Dell’anna. They will perform their set of imaginative and explorative music at the intimate venue of The Sugar Club, Dublin.

“Their duo performance is an intense dialogue, an adventurous journey through the languages and the colours where Jazz, Tango, traditional Folk Music and pure extemporisation give life to a deep and playful conversation.”


Dublin Brass Week 2019 Closing Concert
Thursday, 27 June 2019, 7.30pm
This closing Concert of Dublin Brass Week 2019 will feature faculty members Annamia Larsson, Mark O’Keeffe, Pasi Pirinen, Adam Rapa, David Rejano, Roland Szentpali, Alan Thomas as well as DBW19 Ensembles.

This concert will include a world premiere by composer Rose Connolly. This piece was specially commissioned to open this final concert of DBW 19.

Rose Connolly - DBW19 Fanfare (world premiere)
Bach - Contrapunctus arr. for tuba ensemble
Gabrieli - Noni Toni a 12 for trumpet ensemble
Bruckner - Christus Factus Est arr. for low brass
Handel - Excerpts from Rinaldo arr. for septet
James Naigus - Harvest Light for horn ensemble
Mahler - Adagietto from Symphony no 5
Jensen - The Dream of the Rhinoceros


Julia Gåsvær - Trøyst for trumpet dectet
Linkola - Canzonetta
Bruckner - Os Justi arr. for brass ensemble
Roland Szentpáli - Carmen Fantasy
DBW19 Concerto Competition Winner
Elmer Bernstein - Magnificent Seven arr. horn octet
Trad. - Battle of Jericho arr. for trombone octet
Piazzolla - Contrabajissimo



Published on 17 June 2019

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