trumpet with Sir John Eliot Gardinerís English Baroque Soloists
Rťvolutionaire et Romantique, Neil Brough is a specialist in the
historical performance of music of the Baroque era right through to
the early twentieth century; from the stratospheric high clarino
style of the Baroque era on the valveless trumpet, through the
wonderfully inventive period of the nineteenth century, to composers
such as Stravinsky and Ibert on authentic instruments.
ability to switch styles in an instant makes him one of the most
versatile trumpet players working today. He plays principal trumpet
for many of the leading chamber orchestras, most notably the English
Chamber Orchestra, and period instrument orchestras throughout the
UK and Europe.
is equally at home in the studio recording for film and television,
and in hit musicals in Londonís West End.
solo recordings include Bachís Cantata 51 with Natalie Dessay and
Emmanuelle HaÔm, Brandenburg Concerto No.2 with John Eliot
Gardiner, Bach Mass in B Minor with Arcangelo, Bach Ascension
Cantatas with Matthew Halls & Retrospect Ensemble and live
broadcasts with counter-tenor Iestyn Davies.
is Professor of Natural Trumpet at the Royal College of Music