Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
"Tanzlied des Pierrots", Die tote Stadt, Op.12
Improvisation No.1 for Solo Trombone
Sonata for Trombone and Piano
Zequinha de ABREU (arr. John Iveson)
Chris Augustine - Trombone
Lunchtime concert – 1.30pm
Masterclass (included in lunchtime concert tickets) – 2.30pm
Chris Augustine is regarded as one of the most exciting and versatile young musicians to have emerged from East London in recent years.
Christopher Augustine is currently Tenor/Bass Trombone Chair Holder and Cover Conductor in Disney’s Frozen at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London. Prior to this, he was Sub-Principal Trombone with Welsh National Opera from 2018-2021. Before joining Welsh National Opera, Christopher freelanced with many of the London orchestras including London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Chineke! Orchestra. He has trialled for positions in the BBC Concert Orchestra (Principal), Royal Ballet Sinfonia (Sub-Principal), BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Sub-Principal) and in London’s West End has worked on Wicked, Matilda, The Lion King and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Christopher was also a member of the Foyle’s Future Firsts programme with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Christopher has a BMus from Goldsmiths College, an MMus from Trinity Laban Conservatoire and spent a Postgraduate year at the Royal Academy of Music. He is also a trombone tutor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and is an Associate of The Royal Academy of Music.
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