“With this composition Andrew Batterham has successfully balanced striking melodic invention with the stark virtuosity of David Elton’s outstanding trumpet playing to extend the possibilities of the instrument within the concerto form.” (link to full review here)

Recorded as part the ABC’s Fresh Start Program for new Australian compositions, this new trumpet concerto by composer Andrew Batterham was recorded at the ABC Ultimo Studios. Composed for David Elton (trumpet), it was recorded with conductor Umberto Clerici, and the Sydney String Virtuosi on September 23, 2020.

David Elton (trumpet), Umberto Clerici (conductor) in ABC Studios Sydney with the Sydney String Virtuosi