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Colin Matthews' dramatic Horn Concerto at the Aldeburgh Festival

In his Horn Concerto, Colin Matthews takes this premise a step further and casts the horn soloist as ‘a wanderer’ who slips around the concert stage and through the back, leading the ear in a sonic journey where the solo line explores an impressive range of acoustic possibilities. Read more

'Horn Concerto' reviews

‘… a fine and beautiful work. While the horn floats its arching melodies, a tapestry of nocturnal, dream-like sounds is spread across the orchestra on muted strings, mellow flugel horns, a throbbing harp, a keening flute and more flurries from the off-stage horns.' The Sunday Telegraph (Michael Kennedy), 29 April 2001 Read more

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