Alison Balsom

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Alison Louise Balsom OBE (born 7 October 1978) is a British trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, music educator, curator and spokesperson for the importance of music education. Balsom was awarded Artist of the Year at the 2013 Gramophone Awards and has won three Classic BRIT Awards and three German Echo Awards, and was soloist at the BBC Last Night of the Proms in 2009. Balsom has been awarded Honorary Doctorates from the University of Leicester and the University of East Anglia, and is an Honorary Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Music for Trumpet and Organ Alison Balsom, Quentin Thomas 1
2005 Works for Trumpet Bach; Alison Balsom, Colm Carey, Alina Ibragimova, Alistair Ross, Mark Caudle 1
2006 Caprice Alison Balsom 1
2008 Trumpet Concertos Haydn, Hummel; Alison Balsom 1
2010 Italian Concertos Alison Balsom, Scottish Ensemble 1
2010 BBC Music, Volume 19, Number 2: Trumpet Concertos Alison Balsom 1
2011 Seraph Arutiunian, MacMillan, Zimmermann; Alison Balsom 1
2012 Sound the Trumpet: Royal Music of Purcell and Handel Alison Balsom, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock 2
2014 Paris Alison Balsom 1
2016 Légende: Works for Trumpet and Piano Alison Balsom / Tom Poster 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 The Fam'd Italian Masters: Music for Trumpets and Strings From the Italian Baroque Crispian Steele-Perkins, Alison Balsom, The Parley of Instruments 1

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