Book Now: Charismatic Trumpet Virtuoso Aaron Akugbo Teaches and Performs at Ryedale Festival

Nigerian-Scottish trumpet virtuoso Aaron Akugbo is tipped for the top of his profession, and appears at this year’s Ryedale Festival fresh from lauded performances at Orkney’s St. Magnus Festival.

Joined by Zeynep Özsuca on piano, the charismatic trumpeter performs a varied and intriguing programme of music from Honegger, Bach, Florence Price and Karl Pliss. He also hosts a brass masterclass, where he works with young musicians from across Ryedale, offering them tips and tricks in an enjoyable free-of-charge session.

Wednesday 26th July, 3pm-5pm – Brass Masterclass – James Holt Concert Hall

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Friday 28th July, 3pm – Aaron Akugbo and Zeynep Özsuca – St. Oswald’s Church, Sowerby

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