Gibraltar Tour 2020
Surrey Brass intends to undertake a short tour to Gibraltar during the summer of 2020.
During this, our first tour abroad, Surrey Brass will renew our performing relationship with our conductor Jonathan Spencer who will by then have become Bandmaster of The Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment.
We plan to perform a concert within the famous St. Michael's Cave within the Rock of Gibraltar. Surrey Brass has performed in a number of unusual places but this will certainly be the first time Surrey Brass will have performed underground!
The cave in the Rock has been a popular concert hall for many years, with a long prior history of being used for many other purposes. The rock formations are fantastically beautiful and have a unique acoustic. It is set to be a busy weekend with a concert by Surrey Brass, Musical collaboration with The Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment together with an educational event for young local players and of course some social engagements.
We hope this tour will be supported by the Ministry of Culture and other arts promotion organisations on the Rock.
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