International trumpeter takes centre stage at Gresham’s School

PUBLISHED: 16:00 13 February 2011

Alison Balsom - picture courtsey of Mat Hennek and EMI Classics

Alison Balsom - picture courtsey of Mat Hennek and EMI Classics

Mat Hennek and EMI Classics

An internationally-acclaimed trumpeter is set to take to the stage in north Norfolk.

Tom Poster picture courtesy of Sussie Ahlburg

Alison Balsom, accompanied by pianist Tom Poster, will perform at the Auden Theatre at Gresham’s School on Monday, March 7 as part of 2010/2011 subscription concert series.

Ms Balsom has cemented an international reputation as one of classical music’s great ambassadors and she has been honoured with numerous awards by Classic FM, Gramophone and Echo Klassik and in 2009 she became the first ever Briton to be crowned female artist of the year at the Classical BRITs.

The final concert of the series features 4 Girls 4 Harps on Wednesday, June 8, including music by Ravel, Handel, Mozart and Rachmaninov.

Tickets for the two remaining concerts can be purchased from the Auden Box Office at Gresham’s School on 01263 713444.

Visit and click on the Auden Theatre Link for further details. All concerts begin at 8pm.

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