National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain

Fresh from the stage, Carlton Main Frickley MD, Erik Janssen spoke passionately about his belief that Simon Dobson had produced a wonderful work that captured the many different aspects of the musical and personal character of Bela Bartok.

He was also very complimentary about his band — just a few little clips — but a performance from them that he felt brought out the many textures and details of such an in stressing score.