Last weekend (sunday 7 November) Exit_Brass! won the ‘British Open Quartet Championship’. Exit_Brass! played ‘Divertimento’ by Philip Sparke en beated the other 13 quartets. ‘The Thames Quartet‘ became second and our Belgian friends from ‘Cosy Brass‘ come 3rd.
Some quotes by the adjudicators:
“This is very fine playing, with great dynamics” (Dr Nicholas Childs)
“The soft piano are magic…” (Dr Nicholas Childs)
“… there is a splendid musicality to the playing” (James Scott)
“There is understanding from each player resulting in a fine musical performance…” (James Scott)
Click HERE for the results on 4BR.
For the full retrospective click HERE.