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Skipton Music Presents: Connaught Brass

Top Brass: From Clara to Kurt

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£25 | Under 30 £10 | Under 19 £2

It’s a very welcome return to Skipton Town Hall for rising-star trumpeter Aaron Akugbo (Solus Trumpet Ensemble, April 2022), this time performing with Connaught Brass.

Winners of the inaugural Philip Jones International Brass Ensemble Competition in 2019, the ‘Connaughts’ are quickly making a name for themselves as a fresh and vibrant talent in the chamber music world – perfect for Skipton Music’s season finale.

Programme to include:

Clara Schumann Romance
Steven Verhelst Suite from Pulcinella 2.0
Michael Tilson Thomas Street Song
Kurt Weill Suite from The Threepenny Opera

For a full list of the music to be performed and more information about the artists, see

With kind support from Skipton Rotary

Photo credit: Benjamin Ealovega

About Skipton Music

Bringing world-class music to the Yorkshire Dales since 1947, Skipton Music is a not-for-profit charity run by a small group of local volunteers. Each year between September and March they host six public concerts at Skipton Town Hall together with a free afternoon concert for local primary schools. In 2022-2023 they celebrated their 75th anniversary with a special themed concert series entitled Hidden Treasures: Celebrating Women Composers Across the Ages. To find out more about who they are and what they do, see You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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