Summer at Snape: Alison Balsom - Britten Sinfonia

Summer at Snape: Alison Balsom

Snape Maltings
31 Aug 2022


The Unanswered Question


Quiet City

Rodrigo arr. Evans ed. Davies

Concierto de Aranjuez


Capricorn Concerto


Concerto in D

Gershwin arr. Wright

Rhapsody in Blue



Rodrigo’s Concerto de Aranjuez, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and American music at the meeting point of classical and jazz from the star trumpet player and Britten Sinfonia.

The brilliant trumpet player Alison Balsom joins the outstanding Britten Sinfonia to perform new arrangements of hugely popular concertos of Rodrigo and Gershwin. They also play pieces from their newly-released album, which showcases American composers of the first half of the 20th century who were incorporating jazz influences into their music.

This event is part of Summer at Snape.