Academe
Peter Bassano

Articles, Publications, Lectures, Acknowledgements, Research, Reviews, Adjudication, Programme Notes

1981-2 ~ Philharmonia Year Book ~ Equale Brass
1983-4 ~ Philharmonia Year Book ~ Equale Brass
1985-6 ~ Philharmonia Year Book ~ All Work and Noe Play: Rattle in Japan
Oct 1986 ~ Music & Musicians ~ A Metaphysical Musical Genealogy
1986-7 ~ Philharmonia Year Book ~ Venice Preserved
May 1987 ~ The Age, Melbourne ~ Brilliant Brass
1988 ~ Associted Board ~ Revised Trombone Syllabus
1988 ~ Brass Bulletin No.62 ~ The Venetian Connection
20/5/1989 ~ The British Bandsman ~ Besses in Horovitz premiere
20/6/1989 ~ The Independent ~ Shakespeare's Jewish Friends
20/8/1989 ~ Helsinki Philharmonic, Helsinki, Peter Bassano Conductor ~ Barber, Gabrieli, Rautavaara, Stravinsky
1989 ~ The Trombonist ~ Lieder ohne worte
1989 ~ Sir Anthony Wagner ~ A Herald's World
1989 ~ Faber Music ~ The First Book of Trombone Solos
1989 ~ Faber Music ~ The Second Book of Trombone Solos
6/4/1990 ~ St Martin-in-the-Fields ~ Venice Preserved
Aug 1990 ~ Historic Brass Society Newsletter ~ Venice Preserved
Nov 1990 ~ CD Review ~ Venice Preserved
10/5/1990 ~ Monteverdi Choir QEH ~ Giovanni, Augustine and Jerome Bassano
1991 ~ The Trombonist ~ Bands: The Brass Band in the C19 & C20
April 1991 ~ CD Review ~ Venice Preserved
May 1991 ~ Hi-Fi News ~ Venice Preserved
May 1991 ~ Gramophone ~ Venice Preserved
Aug 1991 ~ Time Out ~ Venice Preserved
Aug 1991 ~ Classic CD ~ Venice Preserved
Oct 1991 ~ Winds ~ Venice Preserved
Nov 1991 ~ The Trombonist ~ Venice Preserved
30/1/1992 ~ Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, Peter Bassano Conductor ~ Gabrieli's Sacrae Symphoniae
2/2/1992 ~ The Times ~ Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall
21/3/1992 ~ The British Bandsman ~ Echoes - Besses goes electric
Aug 1992 ~ Britannia Catalogue ~ Venice Preserved
12/11/1992 ~ The Daily Telegraph ~ Shakespeare's Two Jews
17/2/1993 ~ The Times ~ Anti-Semitism in Shakespeare's Eyes
22/10/1993 ~ St James Piccadilly ~ Gabrieli/Bruckner/Rutter/Liszt/Patterson
10/12/1993 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Cornucopia: Four Centuries of Brass Music
27/1/1994 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Paradise Lost and Regained
31/1/1994 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Monteverdi's Other Vespers
6/6/1994 ~ Philharmonia RFH ~ An Introduction to tonight's programme
17/6/1994 ~ Royal College of Music ~ London Brass: Fanfare for Philip (on Philip Jones retirement)
21/6/1994 ~ Philharmonia RFH ~ The Divine Spark: Maazel's Beethoven
4/11/1994 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Stars and Stripes: American Brass Music after Sousa
1994 ~ Historic Brass Society ~ A Second Miracle at Cana: Recent Musical Discoveries in Veronese's Wedding Feast
1995 ~ David Lasocki ~ The Bassanos: Venetian Musicians and Instrument Makers
26/1/1995 ~ cité de la musique, Paris ~ Gabrieli: complete instrumental works sinfonae sacrae 1597
7/6/1995 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Gabrieli/Petrassi/Takemitsu/Mussorgsky
17/2/1996 ~ The Times ~ The Merchant of Venice
1996 ~ Anne Cuneo ~ objets de splendeur
1996 ~ BBC Young Musician ~ Adjudicator: semi finals
1/1997 ~ Conservatoire de Paris Journal No.22 ~ Revue de cuivres
21/1/1997 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Music from Britain and France
12/2/1997 ~ The Times ~ Anti-Semitism in Shakespeare's Eyes
28/4/1997 ~ Conservatoire de Paris ~ Fanfares Liturgiques: music for brass
1997 ~ Royal Scottish Academy ~ External Examiner
10/10/1997 ~ The Daily Telegraph ~ Muck and Brass don't mix
11/10/1997 ~ Daily Telegraph ~ Dark Theories

Peter Bassano with HRH the Prince of Wales

HRH the Prince of Wales presenting Peter Bassano with his Fellowship of the Royal College of Music

13/11/1997 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Appointed Fellow
11/12/1997 ~ BBC Radio 3 ~ Richard Baker Interview
1998 ~ The Trombonist ~ The Sound of the Sackbut
11/1/1998 ~ Blackheath Concert Hall ~ "Now What is Love"
23/4/1998 ~ Jewish Historical Society ~ Shakespeare's Jewish Friends
14/5/1998 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Berlioz: symphonie fantastique
18-19/7/1998 ~ cité de la musique, Paris ~ les virtuoses: les fanfare de Grande-Bretagne
21/7/1998 ~ The Daily Telegraph ~ Le brass band? Magnifique
27/7/1998 ~ British Bandsman ~ Grimethorpe prove worthy ambassadors in Paris
Aug 1998 ~ Historic Brass Society Newsletter ~ Peter Bassano talks to Richard Robinson
28/9/1998 ~ Philharmonia RFH ~ After Harnoncourt
20/11/1998 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Strauss/Altenburg/Beethoven/Rautavaara/Lloyd
1999 ~ Royal College of Music ~ 4 HEFC validated Research Projects: Veronese, Grand Tours, English Music Henry VIII to Charles II, Chris Batchelor commission.
14/4/1999 ~ Channel 4 TV ~ Verdi Requiem with James Levine [view video]
11/6/1999 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Grimethorpe Colliery Band
29/6/1999 ~ Royal College of Music ~ American Brass Music: Copland/Ruggles/Glass/Schuller
1999 ~ Brass Band World ~ Adventures in Brass
2000 ~ Trinity College of Music ~ External Examiner
2000 ~ Royal Academy of Music ~ External Examiner
2000 ~ Royal Scottish Academy ~ External Examiner
2000 ~ The Trombonist ~ God's Trombones: Beethoven's Funeral
1/12/2000 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Christmas in Venice
26/3/2001 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Brass Day
7/4/2001 ~ British Bandsman ~ Accelerated learning day at the Roral College
2001 ~ SPNM ~ Appointed score reader
6/7/2001 ~ The Guardian ~ Obituary of Malcolm Smith: Principal Trumpet ROH, Covent Garden
14/10/2001 ~ Charterhouse ~ Britten/Schütz/Barber/Vaughan-Williams/Ireland
15/10/2001 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Britten/Schütz/Barber/Vaughan-Williams/Ireland
29/11/2001 ~ Royal Opera House ~ Sousa Revisited: the centenary of Sousa's visit
23-28/10/2001 ~ European Music Prize for Youth ~ Jury Member: Aix les Bains
Dec 2001 ~ Neue Musikzeitung ~ Europäischen Musikpreis für die Jungend
Jan 2002 ~ Music Teacher ~ RCM Professor's vision comes to life in farewell concert
6/1/2002 ~ BBC Young Musician ~ Adjudicator: semi finals
4/5/2002 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Golden Celebration: Finzi/Purcell/Britten/Handel
30/10/2002 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Britten/Stockhausen/Strauss/Howarth/Sparke
22/6/2002 ~ Birmingham Conservatoire ~ Adjudicator: Brass Competition
10/11/2002 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Performing Berlioz Conference
11/11/2002 ~ Eton College ~ Brass Prize Adjudicator
7/12/2002 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Schütz: Historia von der Geburt Jesu Christi
17/5/2003 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Lost Lady Found
18/6/2003 ~ Birmingham Conservatoire ~ Adjudicator: Brass Competition
13/12/2003 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ The Christmas Oratorio

The Triumphs of Oriana

The Triumphs of Oriana

14/12/2003 ~ The Lee Old Church ~ The Triumphs of Oriana
2004 ~ Janet Mills: Working in Music ~ The Conservatoire Professor
10/4/2004 ~ British Bandsman ~ Bassano leaves Royal College
27/5/2004 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Revueltas/Powell/Britten/Gregson
6/6/2004 ~ Brass Band World ~ Exciting Farewell Concert
18/6/2004 ~ Royal College of Music ~ A Tribute to Richard Walton
19/6/2004 ~ Birmingham Conservatoire ~ Adjudicator: Brass Competition
28/6/2004 ~ Brass Herald ~ The Triumph of the Angels
11/9/2004 ~ Leeds University ~ William Byrd Conference
20/10/2004 ~ Salford University ~ The Road to Masquerade
10/11/2004 ~ York University ~ Augustine Bassano (fl1540-1604)
4/12/2004 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Poulenc and Patterson
15/12/2004 ~ Queen's University of Belfast ~ Augustine Bassano (fl1540-1604)
27/11/2004 ~ British Bandsman ~ The Road to Masquerade: The Influence of the Voice on Brass playing (part 1)
4/12/2004 ~ British Bandsman ~ The Road to Masquerade: The Influence of the Voice on Brass playing (part 2)
22/2/05 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Chamber Music Assessor
29/4/05 ~ Royal College of Music ~ Chamber Music Assessor
7/5/2005 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Requiem for the Don: da Ponte and Mozart
23/5/2005 ~ Hong Kong Academy ~ Finding your Way Back: Early Music on Modern Instruments
31/5-3/6/2005 ~ Royal Northern College of Music ~ External Examiner Final Brass Recitals
5/10/2005 ~ Open University Research Day ~ The Bassanos: More Light on the Dark Musical Lady and her Family
19/11/2005 ~ Duke University, North Carolina ~ International William Byrd Conference: Sundrie Songs
21/11/2005 ~ Indiana University, Bloomington ~ 1) Renaissance Masterclass; 2) Finding your Way Back: Early Music on Modern Instruments
24/1/2006 ~ Oxford University ~ Moths, Mulberries and Mountains: Symbolism in the Iconography of the Bassano Family
13-18/2/2006 ~ Royal Over-Seas League Competition ~ Adjudicator
1/5/2006 ~ The Brass Herald ~ Equale Brass
30/4/2006 ~ St Anne's Hall, Wendover ~ A Little Monsieur with a Wig and a Sword: A talk on the Early Life and Times of W. A. Mozart
20/5/2006 ~ St George's Church, Halton ~ Amadeus: Mozart's last decade
5-8/6/2006 ~ Royal Northern College of Music ~ External Examiner Final Brass Recitals
July 2006 ~ Musical Opinion ~ Joseph Horovitz 80th Birthday Celebration
26-30/7/2006 ~ Warsaw University, 12th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music ~ Nicholas Lanier, First Master of the King's Musick
August 2006 ~ Early Music Review ~ Was Shakespeare's Dark Lady Byrd's Librettist?
1/8/2006 ~ The Brass Herald ~ Equale Brass part 2
Summer 2006 ~ Beethoven: Le revue de l'ABF (Association Beethoven France et Francophonie) ~ Les Trois Equale et leurs adaptions pour l'enterrement de Beethoven
1/11/2006 ~ The Brass Herald ~ Finding your Way Back: Early Music on Modern Instruments (part 1)
1/11/2006 ~ Royal Northern College of Music ~ The Road to Masquerade
14/11/2006 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Gluck, Martin, Mozart, Weir and Britten
29/11/2006 ~ Birmingham Conservatoire ~ The Road to Masquerade
2/12/2006 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Messiah - Reinvented: The journey from Dublin to Huddersfield.
2006-7 ~ City of Cambridge Band Churches Tour ~ Laudate Dominum
1/1/2007 ~ The Brass Herald ~ Finding your Way Back: Early Music on Modern Instruments (part 2)
25/2/2007 ~ Charterhouse Brass Competition
3/3/2007 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Revueltas, Janacek, Rautavaara, Mozart
8/3/2007 ~ Cambridge University ~ The Road to Masquerade
12,15,16/3/2007 ~ Royal Over Seas League Ensemble Competition ~ Adjudicator with John Harle and Thea King
April 2007 ~ Brass Band World ~ View from the Conductor's Box
18/5/2007 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Stravinsky, McCabe, Salonen, Handel
26/5/2007 ~ Classical Music ~ Premiere of the Fortnight: Esa-Pekka Salonen's Stockholm Diary
30/5-1/6/2007 ~ Royal Northern College of Music ~ External Examiner, Final Brass Recitals
16/6/2007 ~ Wendover Choral Society ~ Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Venice
5/7/2007 ~ Classical Music ~ Noises Off
16/7/2007 ~ Amadeus Orchestra ~ Brass tutor
August 2007 ~ Brass Herald ~ Amazing Masie
18/8/2007 ~ British Bandsman ~ A Parisian Retrospective
November 2007 Brass Band World Royal Albert Hall National Championships review
1/12/2007 Wendover Choral Society Gloria in Excelsis Deo
1-2/3/02008 Yorkshire Brass Band Championships adjudicator
9/3/2008 Brass Band World Midland Area Championship review
17/5/2008 Wendover Choral Society Faure Requiem
27-30/5/2008 Royal Northern College of Music External Examiner, Final Brass Recitals
21/7/2008 Amadeus Orchestra Brass Coach
4/10/2008 St Fillans Church Crieff Byrd Mass for 5 Voices
October 2008 Brass Herald Eton College Brass
22/10/2008 Imperial College Brass Coach
November 2008 Brass Band World Royal Albert Hall National Championships review
30/11/2008 Wendover Choral Society Bach and Charpentier
19/1/2009 Royal Holloway Brass Coach
10-13/3/2009 Royal Over-Seas League Ensemble Competition Adjudicator
14/3/2009 Belfast Conductor’s Workshop
March 2009 Brass Herald Denis Wick part1
21-22/3/2009 Scottish Brass Band Championships adjudicator
1/4/2009 National Youth Wind Orchestra Brass Coach
5/4/2009 John Hampden School Haydn and his Contemporaries
Spring 2009 The Conductor Belfast Batons
2/5/2009 Wendover Choral Society Haydn’s Creation
May 2009 Brass Herald Denis Wick part2

9/7/2009 Edinburgh University, Galpin Society Historic Brass Society The Influence of the
voice on brass playing and Repertoire
8/10/2009 Grimethorpe Colliery Band preparations for Martin Ellerby Recording
18/10/2009 Auditions for National Youth Wind Orchestra
30-31/10/2009 Adjudicator Northern Ireland Brass Band Championships, Armagh
1/11/2009 Conducting Workshop. Belfast
8/11/2009 Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Remembrance Day Service and Concert
21/11/2009 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra: Britten, Walton and Elgar
5/12/2009 Bach in Leipzig, St Mary’s Church Wendover, the Brook Street Band
25/1/2010 Royal Holloway University of London, Bruckner Symphony No. 1 brass
coaching
28/2/2010 Workshop on Holst: Moorside Suite, Ewell
6/10/2010 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Elgar, Dvořák
with Alice Neary

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13-14/3/2010 adjudicator West of England Brass Band Championships
17/4/2010 adjudicator, Medway Arts Festival
30/5-2/6/2010 adjudicator European Brass Band Championships, Linz
15/5/2010 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra: Rossini, Greig, Tchaikovsky
16/5/2010 adjudicator Weston-super-Mare brass band competition
22/5/2010 Wendover Choral Society/City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky,
Mozart
2/5/2010 adjudicator Royal Over-Seas League competition Queen Elizabeth Hall
21/6/2010 young composers workshop, Rochester
25-27/6/2010 Benslow Trust, Venetian cori spezzati
10/7/2010 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra Britten, Mozart, Jacob
19/7/2010 Amadeus Orchestra brass section coaching Strauss, Vaughan-Williams
1/8/2010 British Trombone Society: Arthur Wilson, a Personal Reminiscence
25/10/2010 Royal Holloway University of London, Manfred Symphony
12/11/2010 Financial Times Maurice Murphy Obituary
20/11/2010 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Borodin, Shostakovitch, Rachmaninov
with Alexander Ardakov

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21/11/2010 The Times Maurice Murphy, a shooting incident
4/12/2010 Wendover Choral Society, Handel Messiah with the Brook Street Band
17/1/2010 Cambridge University Music Society Orchestra Taras Bulba brass sectional
22/1/2010 Oxford Sinfonia Mozart, Haydn, Webern, Strauss with Crispian Steele-Perkins
and Katherine Crompton

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10-13/2/2011 adjudicator Norwegian Brass Band Championships, Bergen
26/02/2011 The Guardian Black Dyke brass neck at Carnegie Hall
26-27/2/2011 adjudicator Scottish Brass Band Championships, Perth
1/3/2011 Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra Dvořák, brass sectional
4/3/2011 Royal Welsh College of Music brass workshop
12-13/3/2011 adjudicator Midland Brass Band Championships
21-26/3/2011 guest lecturer International College Chavagnes, Shakespeare Week
7/4/2011 guest conductor Maidstone Symphony Orchestra Mahler V
7/5/2011 Wendover Choral Society Fauré, Duruflé, Debussy
21/5/2011 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra Rossini, Rautavaara, Mozart, Brahms
27/7/2011 adjudicator Royal Philharmonic Society, Julius Iserlis Award
13/6/2011 The Times David Mason Obituary
20/6/2011 young composer’s workshop
24-26/6/2011 Benslow Trust; Schütz weekend
29/6/2011 Vice-Chancellor’s Garden Party, Oxford University
1/7/2011 Halton House RAF Officer’s Annual Ball
9/7/2011 City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra Mozart, Elgar, Bellini, Butterworth, Haydn
18/7/2011 Amadeus Orchestra Rite of Spring brass sectional
7/8/2011 National Youth Wind Orchestra brass coach