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Why play a new instrument when we make music for old instruments?
Our Principal Horn Roger Montgomery performs a section from Schumann’s showstopping Konzertstück for Four Horns, and introduces a new ‘19th century-style’ horn. This instrument has valves, which makes performing such challenging repertoire possible.
Hear it in our upcoming concerts with Sir András Schiff, also featuring Brahms’ blockbuster piano concertos. Find out more