The immediately striking things about the programme on this CD are, first, the number of different instruments Fábio Brum plays and, secondly, how much of the music is newly arranged from very disparate sources. An operatic aria by Vivaldi, piano music by Isaac Albeniz and the best known of the Bachianas Brasileiras by Villa-Lobos. There is, of course, no intrinsic problem with either of these things, and my initial listening confirmed the security of Fábio Brum’s technique across the instruments he plays…
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“I am delighted to know and be friends with this wonderful musician Fábio Brum! I believe he is one of the greatest trumpeters of our day. His phrasing and musicality lead us to believe in a divine gift. © 2020 Roberto Tibiriçá
Brazilian trumpet virtuoso, Fabio Brum, takes us through a whole family of brass instruments...the Cornets in G and D are elegantly smooth in Brum’s relaxed performances ... That final section will be the first time the instrument has been heard, the cornet specially made for this recording session. @ 2020 David's Review Corner
The first solo album by Brazilian trumpeter Fábio Brum, entitled Egregore + and signed by the Naxos label, is a commitment to a new way of doing ... This album, added to his successful career, positions him as one of the most outstanding trumpet players in his generation and as the first performer to mark the future of the coloratura of brass instruments... © 2020 Irene Littfack
Brazilian born Fábio Brum is an international trumpet artist. He has lived and studied in five different countries and appeared in more than thirty countries around the world as a soloist, orchestral performer and teacher.
He grew up in a family with two major passions: soccer and music. After his parents first tried in vain to turn him into a football player, his grandfather decided to train him as a musician. He dedicated his first solo CD "EGREGORE +" to his grandfather, to whom he is very grateful.
During his career, he won several prizes and awards at International Music Competitions, such as at the Cittá di Porcia International Competition, the Prague Spring International Competition, the Juan García Marín International Trumpet Competition, Ellsworth Smith International Trumpet Competition, International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition and many others. Brum has also received various scholarships and awards including the Novara Award, DAAD, Baden-Württemberg Stipend, Lake Placid Institute Scholarship, Leon Rapier Memorial Scholarship and the Melvin Dickinson Scholarship.
Some of the prestigious ensembles that Fábio has actuated with include the Orquesta de la Radio Televisión Española (Spain), Ensemble Intercontemporain (France), Orchester des Staatstheater Darmstad (Germany), Orquesta Nacional de España (Spain), Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Brazil), Banda da Guarda Nacional Republicana (Portugal), The Brass Company Quintet (United States), and many others. Fabio has collaborated with well known conductors such as, Lorin Maazel, Semion Bychkov, Matthias Pintscher, among others.
Fábio appreciates to work with composers. He already received new pieces from Efraín Oscher, Santiago Báez, Dimitri Cervo, Gilson Santos, Angelo Martins and Juan Carlos Valencia Ramos. Fábio’s debut album named “EGREGORE +" is a combination of these exclusive new compositions and arrangements. Using multiple special instruments Fábio expresses his ideas, concerns and love for making music, balancing the new and creative with a deep respect for the established art form.
Fábio acted as Principal Trumpet of the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira (Brazil) and of the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla (Spain) for over 10 seasons. He is a is a graduate of the University of Louisville (USA) and of the Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe (Germany).
Fábio is an active collaborator and exclusive artist of the distinguished musical instruments company STOMVI, based in Valencia, Spain.
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