Alison Balsom has performed with some of the greatest conductors and orchestras of our time including Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Sir Roger Norrington, l’Orchestre de Paris, San Francisco and Toronto Symphony Orchestras, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York and London Philharmonic orchestras, and appeared as soloist at the Last Night of the BBC Proms in 2009. In addition, she regularly collaborates with many of the world’s leading chamber ensembles including the Academy of Ancient Music, Il Pomo d’Oro and The English Concert.
Alison was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, subsequently leading to regular performances the BBC Orchestras. She studied at both the Paris Conservatoire, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and, in addition to her honorary doctorates from Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Leicester, is now an honorary Fellow and visiting Professor at the Guildhall. Alison teaches masterclasses worldwide, including at the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute.
Alison was an exclusive EMI Classics artist (now Warner Classics) from 2001 – 2017.
Video & Audio
- More info 19:30 14 Mar 2020 Leeds Town Hall, LEEDS
DANIEL PURCELL “Sound The Trumpet” from Masque of Hymen
BALDASSARRE GALUPPI Alla tromba della Fama
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Concerto Grosso in G major Op. 6 No. 1 HWV 319
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Eternal Source of Light Divine/Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G minor
FRANCESCO VENTURINI Sonata Grosso No. 9 in G minor, Op.1
HENRY PURCELL Sound the Trumpet
GIUSEPPE TORELLI Trumpet Concerto in D Major
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Concerto Grosso in D major Op.6 No. 5
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Samson – Aria: Let the Bright Seraphim (Soprano)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen BWV 51
Trumpet: Alison Balsom
Harpsichord/ Director: Chad Kelly
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
- More info 19:30 18 Mar 2020 Milton Court Concert Hall, LONDONMore Info Coming Soon...
- More info 19:30 14 May 2020 Milton Court Concert Hall, LONDON
HENRY PURCELL ARR. BRITTEN Fantasias and Pavans
JOHN WOOLRICH Hark! The echoing air
DOMENICO SCARLATTI Sonatas Set 2
HARRISON BIRTWISTLE Virelai (Sus une fontayne)
GYORGY LIGETI Mysteries de macabres
Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia
Trumpet: Alison Balsom
Jacqueline Shave: Violin
- More info time TBC 15 May 2020 Norfolk & Norwich Festival, NORWICH NR HFMore Info Coming Soon...
- More info 19:30 16 May 2020 Saffron Hall, SAFFRON WALDENMore Info Coming Soon...