[First visit to Japan] Septura

Seven British brass knights finally landed in Japan!

A dream brass septet by a brass player who is active in a prestigious orchestra in London!

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Organization 7 people

[Members visiting Japan this time]


Hugh Morgan Hue Morgan

Simon Cox Simon Cox

Alan Thomas


Matthew Knight

Peter Moore Peter Moore

Daniel West Daniel West


Sasha Koushk-Jalali


Hugh Morgan Trumpet

Principal flutist of the Basel Symphony Orchestra.

Winner of the Prague Spring International Music Competition and the Ellsworth Smith International Trumpet Competition.

As a soloist he has performed with the BBC, the Welsh Symphony Orchestra, the Northern Sinfonia, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders, the Hamburg Camerata, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Opera House Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. makes regular appearances.

simon cox trumpet

Principal, Aurora Orchestra / Co-artistic director of Septura

He is principal trumpeter of the Aurora Orchestra, a budding chamber orchestra formed by London players, and plays regularly with many of the major British orchestras.

After studying at King's College London and the Royal Academy of Music, he was a member of the Helsinki Philharmonic for three years. After that, he strengthened his quest for chamber music and obtained a doctorate from the Royal Academy of Music. In 2012, he founded the brass septet "Septura" as chamber music. Artistic director with Matthew Knight.

alan thomas trumpet

Principal player of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

After serving as principal player of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, he became principal player of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 2013. He is a professor at the Royal Academy of Music and has also taught at the Birmingham Conservatory of Music.

Matthew Knight Trombone

Associate Principal of the Royal Philharmonic / Co-artistic director of the Septura.

In addition to performing with most of the UK's orchestras, he has appeared as a guest conductor on numerous occasions, including the London Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Academy Chamber Orchestra. After being a member of the Mahler Youth Orchestra, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music.

peter moore trombone

Associate Principal of the London Symphony Orchestra.

In 2008, at the age of 12, he became the youngest winner of the BBC Young Musicians Competition. At the age of 18, he became Associate Principal of the London Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared in many orchestral concerts and recitals. In the 2017-18 season, he will perform solo tours in China and Colombia, and then perform Toru Takemitsu's "Phantasma Cantos II" with the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra at Wigmore Hall in London. One of the top trombone players of our time.

Daniel West Bass Trombone

Born in Canada. After studying at the Royal Academy of Music, he took part in numerous concerts and recordings as bass or contrabass trombonist with major orchestras in Britain and Europe. In particular, he has appeared for many years in the musical "The Phantom of the Opera," which continues to be performed in London's West End. Currently, he has established himself as a versatile freelance musician.

Sasha Koushuk-Yarari Tuba

Freelance. After studying at the Royal Academy of Music, he has appeared in many performances based in London.

performance schedule

[Tokyo Performance]

Performance date: 2019/6/14 (Fri) 19:00

Venue: Koganei Miyaji Music Hall Large Hall


[Ibaraki Performance]

Performance date: 2019/6/16 (Sun) 14:00

Venue: Ibaraki Prefectural Cultural Center, Large Hall


[Kyoto Performance]

Performance date: 2019/6/18 (Tue) 19:00

Venue: Kyoto Concert Hall Ensemble Hall Murata


YouTube link collection

○ Gershwin: An American in Paris

○ Handel: Rinaldo Suite

○Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 in C Minor, Op.110

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