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Radio 3 New Generation Artist trumpeter Simon Hofele and pianist Magdalena Mullerperth in the second of four recitals from the recently re-opened Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Sarah Walker presents the second of four recitals from the brand new concert hall at the recently reopened Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, featuring some of Radio 3's current New Generation Artists.

Today's programme features trumpeter Simon Hofele and pianist Magdalena Mullerperth in sonatas by Karl Pilss and Theodor Holdheim. Simon also plays a solo trumpet piece written for him by his close friend Kathrin Denner, and Magdalena performs Ravel's "Jeux d'eau" and two short pieces for piano solo by Hindemith.

Karl Pilss: Sonata for trumpet and piano
Ravel: Jeux d'eau, for solo piano
Kathrin Denner: Sonare II for solo trumpet
Hindemith: Marsch and Ragtime from Piano Suite (1922), Op 26
Theodor Holdheim: Sonata for trumpet and piano

Simon Höfele, trumpet
Magdalena Müllerperth, piano

One of the most exciting young trumpeters of his generation, Simon Höfele has already made his debut with some of the world's greatest orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw under conductor Semyon Bychkov.

He is the winner of the 2016 Reinhold Friedrich International Trumpet Competition in Lisbon, and also won the European Prize for Young Trumpet Players in Alençon, France, and First Prize at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Conservatory.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Gerald Barry

    The Importance of Being Earnest

    Singer: Barbara Hannigan. Singer: Hilary Summers. Orchestra: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Conductor: Thomas Adès.
    • NMC.
  • Karl Pilss

    Sonata for trumpet & piano

    Performer: Simon Höfele. Performer: Magdalena Müllerperth.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: Magdalena Müllerperth.
  • Kathrin Denner

    Sonare II for trumpet solo

    Performer: Simon Höfele.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Piano Suite (1922): Marsch & Ragtime

    Performer: Magdalena Müllerperth.
  • Theodor Holdheim

    Trumpet Sonata

    Performer: Simon Höfele. Performer: Magdalena Müllerperth.

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