MacMillan's Trombone Concerto

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James MacMillan Trombone concerto - world premiere

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Hailed for his compelling, thought-provoking musical language, the Scottish composer James MacMillan has written a concerto for Jörgen van Rijen, the Concertgebouworkest’s own principal trombonist.

‘In all the pieces I’ve played by MacMillan, I’ve been struck by how effectively he writes for the trombone,’ says van Rijen, ‘so I asked him whether he would be interested in writing a trombone concerto. I was so pleased he immediately said yes!’

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