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Festmusik on BBC Radio 3 Record Review

Saturday 5th June saw Festmusik: A Legacy featured on Andrew McGregor’s programme, Record Review. Andrew, alongside his guest, the pianist Roger Vignoles, showered praise on the recording with both commenting positively. Roger began by describing us as a “wonderful, virtuosic brass quintet” and went on to say the disc is “extraordinary…so enjoyable” and the music…

Music from Festmusik featured on BBC Radio 3

With less than two weeks to go until Festmusik: A Legacy is released, it was lovely to hear a piece from the recording feature on Essential Classics with Suzy Klein on Monday 19th April. The Nocturne Op. 71 by Anton Rubinstein is far removed from the grandeur of the Strauss’ large brass works that headline…

A Very Onyx Christmas

There’s a lot of brass music around at Christmas, but we think no-one does it quite so classily as Onyx. Last Friday they played live on Radio 3 with the BBC Singers and their conductor Ben Parry. The concert of Christmas music old and new, including a couple of solo items from Onyx themselves, is…

Onyx Brass on Radio 3

Onyx Brass made another lively appearance last Thursday on In Tune, BBC Radio 3′s drivetime show with Sean Rafferty.  The quintet were promoting their gala performance at the Southbank Centre, which is this coming Thursday at 7.45pm.  Tickets are still available here.  They performed live in the studio with baritone Mark Stone – check it out here!