Harrison gearing up for Jacob concerto

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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is presenting a special concert that ties-in with the International Trombone Festival. Entitled 'Slides Rule!', the CBSO will be featuring their Principal Trombonist Phil Harrison in the Trombone Concerto by Gordon Jacob. The celebration of British brass also includes Elgar's Cockaigne, Walton's Crown Imperial, tuneful pieces from Arnold and Percy Grainger and finishing with a selection from Holst???s The Planets. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Simon Wright Conductor Philip Harrison Trombone Walton Crown Imperial Arnold Cornish Dances Jacob Trombone Concerto Elgar Cockaigne Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry Holst Mars, Saturn & Jupiter from The Planets Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK 21 July 2006, 7.30pm Tickets: ??8-??38 ITF attendees have a basic ??8 ticket included but can choose to upgrade - details to be announced. Tickets on general availability from Symphony Hall Box Office in person, by calling 0121 780 3333, or online (full price tickets only; ??1 postage and admin fee applies). Special prices for Groups, Families, Disabled Patrons and Young People available.

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