UPDATE: The concert video is now available in the Millennium Stage archives.
The Trombones of the Kennedy Center will present a recital on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center on April 4 at 6pm. The event is free (no tickets required) and will be streamed live and archived at www.kennedy-center.org/
The group features the trombone sections of the National Symphony Orchestra and Washington National Opera Orchestra, with special guest Peter Ellefson and guest conductor Chris Branagan. This promises to be a fantastic recital, so be sure to watch it online if you can’t be there in person.
- Handel, Overture to Royal Fireworks Music
- Brahms, Fest und Gedenkspruche, Op. 18
- Bourgeois, Scherzo Funebre
- Crespo, Etude in the Style of Bruckner
- Jacob, Trombone Octet
- Craig Mulcahy, Principal Trombone, NSO
- Barry Hearn, Associate Principal Trombone, NSO
- David Murray, Second Trombone, NSO
- Matt Guilford, Bass Trombone, NSO
- Lee Rogers, Principal Trombone, WNO
- Doug Rosenthal, Second Trombone, WNO
- Stephen Dunkel, Bass Trombone, WNO
- Peter Ellefson, special guest trombonist, Indiana University
- Chris Branagan, Guest Conductor, Washington Trombone Ensemble
We’re thrilled that so many of the above performers choose to play our instruments.