First class tromboneplayer is next guest

Fresh from his New Year’s Day concert on worldwide television with the Vienna Philharmonic, Ian Bousfield will be heading to Scarborough.

Friday, 16th January 2015, 12:10 pm
Ian Bousefield
Ian Bousefield

He will perform the Trombone Concerto by Nino Rota, a composer best known for his Oscar-winning film scores for the first two Godfather films, with Scarborough Symphony Orchestra.

“This is an incredible coup for our orchestra to perform with such a world class musician” said Shaun Matthew, conductor of the orchestra.

“Once again Scarborough’s thriving amateur orchestra will be providing an unforgettable musical occasion for local concertgoers.”

Ian, originally from York, was appointed principal trombone of the Halle at the age of 19 and then of the London Symphony Orchestra at the age of 24. He was appointed principal trombonist with the

The concert begins with a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Jean Sibelius’s birth with a performance of his Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari. The concert concludes with Glazunov’s 4th Symphony.

The concert is at Methodist Central Hall in Queen Street on Saturday February 7 at 7.30pm.

Tickets from Scarborough Music, The Art Cafe in Whitby or on the door.

orchestra website or at the door on the night. Admission is £10 and £8.50 for concessions. Children up to 16

and full-time students are free.