Onyx Brass

Tour schedule

The Tour de Brass! ran from March to September 2014. Here is a list of the performances we gave:

Saturday 22nd March: Glasgow
12.30pm Bronze and Iron – David Sawer (this piece only) (world premiere)
Steps of the Royal Concerts Halls, Glasgow, UK

Sunday 18th May: East Anglia
11am The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds. Part of the Bury Festival.
3.30pm Gorleston-on-Sea Bandstand, Great Yarmouth.
5pm Ludham, Norfolk. Part of the Ludham Season of Music and the Arts.

Tuesday 20th May: London
10am St Paul’s Cathedral steps (St Paul’s)
12.30pm The Scoop, City Hall (London Bridge)
1.45pm Victoria Embankment Gardens (Embankment/Charing Cross)
c.4.30pm Live appearance on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune” 90-93FM
6pm Hyde Park Bandstand (Hyde Park Corner)

Monday 30th June: Dorset
1pm Beaminster Festival – Lunchtime concert, tickets available from Beaminster Festival website
3.30pm Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
5.30pm Connaught Gardens bandstand, Sidmouth

Saturday 5th July: Southbank Centre, London (New Music Biennial day)
11.30am Opening of Southbank Centre Festival, Fanfares from Onyx Brass (Yellow Staircase)
12pm Tour de Brass performance (Jubilee Gardens, in front of London Eye)
2pm Performance of Bronze and Iron followed by discussion and repeat performance (Yellow Staircase)
5pm Tour de Brass performance (Yellow Staircase)

Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th July: Durham
A weekend of performances in and around Durham, as part of the Durham BRASS Festival and Superact’s “Our Big Gig”.

Saturday 2nd August: Glasgow
2.15 Steps of the Royal Concert Hall Performance of Bronze and Iron – David Sawer (this piece only)
New Music Biennial performance at the Commonwealth Games Cultural Festival, Glasgow, Scotland

Sunday 7th September: Liverpool, Widnes and Chester
1.45pm Sefton Park, Liverpool (part of the Liverpool International Music Festival)
3.30pm Victoria Park, Widnes
5.30pm The Groves, Chester

Sunday 21st September: Colchester.
3.30pm Festival walk around 2,000 years of Colchester, with music and fanfares from Onyx.
6.00pm Evening recital in St. Peter’s Church. (Tickets here, £5-12.50)
A day of performances as part of the Roman River Music Festival.