Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) in concert with Mr Anthony Thompson
Published in Events on 2019-01-27 by Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge)
On Apr 6th 2019, 19:30 at St Johns Church, Windle Royd Lane, HX2 7LY
Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) are proud to present Mr Anthony Thompson in concert as their guest soloist at St John's Church, Windle Royd Lane, Warley, HX2 7LY. Anthony is an Internationally acclaimed trumpet Soloist. As well as holding principle seats with 'Viva' and... Anthony is a regular performer with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Halle, Manchester Camerata, Manchester Concert Orchestra, Northern Chamber Orchestra, New European Orchestra and the Royal Northern Sinfonia.
As a session musician, Anthony has played on recordings with artists as diverse as Don Lusher, Kenny Baker, Norman Wisdom, Barbara Windsor, Claire Sweeney, Shirley Bassey, Delerious? and Gorillaz amongst many others. He has also duetted with Sting and played for Pope Benedict XVI.
As a soloist, Anthony has toured extensively throughout the UK, USA, Holland and Brazil, and has appeared in Norway, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Switzerland and Italy. With organist Gordon Stewart he gave the first performance of Andrew Carter's Petite Suite, which they then took on two tours in the United States. In addition to his own solo work and masterclasses, Anthony appears regularly on BBC Radio 4's Daily Service and BBC Television's Songs of Praise. In the summers of 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2012 he performed substantial solo works with the New English Orchestra at the Salzburg Festival.