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DENNIS BRAIN 50th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
MAXWELL DAVIES Salute to Dennis Brain (World Premiere) BRITTEN Still Falls the Rain FRICKER Sonata MARAIS Le Basque POULENC Elegie International soloist Michael Thompson leads a celebration of the legendary horn virtuoso Dennis Brain whose premature death 50 years ago shocked the musical world. The music reflects many aspects of his career, with a new work by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies affectionately commissioned by horn players of today to honour his memory. This concert forms part of the East Midlands Horn Festival, taking place in the University’s Music Department throughout the day. For more information on the festival please call 07779 633268.