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HIROS – International Trombone Ensemble feat. Bart van Lier


The International Trombone Ensemble consists of eight trombone players playing in orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Dutch Radio Philharmonic orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra. Members of the ensemble have also been succesful at several international trombone competitions.

The ITE has toured Japan twice and has been performing in the Netherlands, Slovakia and the USA. In addition, the ITE has recorded several CD’s.

This recently recorded CD “Hiros” features jazz trombone soloist and living legend Bart van Lier. Three new compositions are written by Steven Verhelst and Ilja Reijngoud arranged four new pieces.

1. HIROS, S. Verhelst

2. Canzon Primi Toni, G. Gabrieli

3. Lady in Blue, A. Botschinsky, arr. I. Reijngoud

4. Passacaglia in c, J. S. Bach

5. Stella by Starlight, V. Young, arr. I. Reijngoud

6. Fanfare for ITE, S. Verhelst

7. A Song For Japan, S. Verhelst

8. I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good –
tribute to “Tricky Sam” Nanton, D. Ellington

Zwei Aequalen, A. Bruckner
9. Aequalen I
10. Aequale  II

11. Omens of Love – Takarajima, H. Izumi, arr. I Reijngoud

12. Just a Closer Walk with Thee, arr. Ilja Reijngoud

Musicians: Victor Belmonte (principal trombonist Radio Chamber Philharmonic Netherlands), Quirijn van den Bijlaard (principal trombonist Brabants Orchestra), Bart Claessens (principal trombonist Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Karol Gajda (1st prize winner Markneukirchen and Porcia competitions), Jaume Gavilan (principal trombonist Radio Philharmonic Orchestra), Bart van Lier (Metropole Orchestra), Tomer Maschkowski (bass trombonist Deutsche Symphonie Orchester), Martin Schippers (2nd/bass trombonist Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Nico Schippers (2nd trombonist Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Takashi Shinagawa (Slide Japan).