Principal Trumpet with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, David Elton is active as a soloist and chamber musician.

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Mysteries of the Macabre – Ligeti

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows : Souvenirs

Sunday 26th November 3pm – Verbruggen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Roger Benedict – Conductor

David Elton – trumpet


LIGETI arr. Howarth: Mysteries of the Macabre

PÄRT: Fratres [2007]

RAUTAVAARA: Octet for Winds 

GLAZUNOV: In Modo Religioso

TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir de Florence

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Four Winds Festival, Bermagui, NSW Four Winds Festival, Easter 2016

Four Winds Festival, Bermagui, NSW

Tuesday 22nd March –  Sunday 27th March (Easter Sunday) 2016

Very much looking forward to joining all the brilliant musicians at the Four Winds Festival in Bermagui over Easter 2016.  Repertoire to include:

HK Gruber. Frankenstein

Shostakovich. Piano Concerto No. 1 with Alex Ranieri (piano), David Elton (trumpet)

For more details please see the links to websites below:

Four Winds Festival Website

2016 program details can be found here

Recital – Lane Cove Music – March 15, 2016 Rachel Silver & David Elton – Recital March 15, 2016

Recital – Lane Cove Music – March 15, 2016

David Elton (trumpet) and Rachel Silver (horn and piano), both musicians with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, present a recital for the Lane Cove Music Club on March 15 2016, at 8pm.

This recital features works by George Enesco, Halsey Stevens, Kurt Weill, Johann Wilhelm Hertel, and Gershwin amongst others.  The recital will also feature the world-premiere of Brendan Collins’ new work “Three for Two” composed for David and Rachel (on horn).


Brendan Collins – composer of “Three for Two”

Venue: Lane Cove-Mowbray Anglican Church, 19 Rosenthal Avenue, Lane Cove – behind the Post Office and across the road from public car park (large, open-space, no charge).  Other parking available behind Coles and underneath Woolworths (both these areas free after 6.00pm).

Tickets available at the door: $25 adults, no charge for school children.

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David Sampson – New work for Trumpet and Piano Trio world-premiere at AFCM in Townsville 2015

David Sampson – New work for Trumpet and Piano Trio

David Sampson’s new work Memories To Keep Awhile for trumpet/flügelhorn, violin, violoncello and piano has it’s world premiere performance on August 7th, 2015 at the 2015 Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville.  Composer David Sampson will be attendance at the premiere performance with artists David Elton (trumpet/flügelhorn), Dimity Hall (violin), Julian Smiles (violincello), and David Selig (piano).

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Trumpet and Piano Recital Killara Music Club

David Elton (trumpet) and Rachel Silver (piano and horn) perform a trumpet and piano recital in Sydney for the Killara Music Club.

April 13, 2015 8pm The Ravenswood Centenary Hall, Henry Street, Gordon. NSW

In a program of music that travels through Europe and also visits the birdsong of Australia, David Elton and Rachel Silver perform works of Albinoni, Enescu, Bach, Chopin, and Sydney’s own brilliant composer Alan Holley.

David Elton - trumpetRachel Silver - piano and horn

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Trombenta Ljubljana – Workshop, Masterclass, Seminar and Recital trumpet class in Ljubljana

Trombenta Ljubljana – Workshop, Masterclass, Seminar and Recital

Horn/Rog and Piano/Klavir – Rachel Silver

Trumpet/Trombenta -David Elton

Recital – Workshop – Masterclass – Orchestra Seminar

Recital featuring works by Alan Holley (Australia), Casterede, Boehme, Turrin, Turner, and Nicolai also featuring Bostjan Lipošek (horn/rog)

Seminar bo potekal v sredo/četrtek 14.&15.

januarja 2015 na Akademiji za glasbo v Ljubljani Prijave; za trobentarje do nedelje 11.januarja

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World brass tour – Germany

World brass tour – Germany

31 December 2014, 3.00pm
Bremen, Church ›Unser Liebe Frauen‹

01 January 2015, 5.00pm
Quedlinburg, Schlossmühle

02 January 2015, 6.00pm
Oldenburg, Church ›St. Lamberti‹

03 January 2015, 7.00pm
Dreifaltigkeitskirche, Zossen

04 January 2015, 8.00pm
Philharmonie Berlin, Kammermusiksaal

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