Making his Naxos debut as a soloist, Huw Morgan was winner of both the Prague Spring and Ellsworth Smith International Trumpet Competitions in 2016 and is internationally recognized as one of the most sought-after brass players of his generation. He combines a burgeoning solo career with his role as principal trumpet in the Sinfonieorchester Basel and as a founder member of London-based ensemble, Septura. Septura’s most recent Naxos recording (8.573825) was summed up as ‘irresistible’ by The Observer, and the American Record Guide admiring ‘tone qualities [that] are always pure and consistent, blend is impeccable, intonation flawless…’ Winner of the both the Prague Spring and Ellsworth Smith international trumpet competitions in 2016, Huw Morgan combines a burgeoning solo career with his role as principal trumpet in the Sinfonieorchester Basel.
Highlights in recent seasons include concerto appearances with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Northern Sinfonia, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Hamburg Camerata and European Union Chamber Orchestra.
Alongside his solo activities, Huw appears regularly as guest principal with many of the UK’s leading ensembles, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
is a respected soloist and an experienced specialist in working with brass musicians, being accompanist for brass at the conservatories of Bern, Basel and Lucerne and working with trumpet teachers such as Markus Würsch, Klaus Schuhwerk and Immanuel Richter. In addition to her chamber music performances, Ulrich is a member of Switzerland’s renowned 21st Century Orchestra, and is a much sought-after accompanist for masterclasses and competitions.