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Calling All Horn Players – Across The Distance

Horn players required for world premiere of a new work from Pulitzer Prize/Grammy Award-Winning ‘eco-composer’ John Luther AdamsAt East Neuk Festival on 5 July 2015


The East Neuk Festival (ENF) is sounding the bugle far and wide for a herd (?) of horn players
looking for outdoor musical adventures and challenges in rural Fife this summer.

Following its hugely successful 2013 UK premiere of John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit for 30
percussionists, ENF has commissioned Across the Distance for massed horns for the finale of this
year’s Festival. Led by SCO’s highly acclaimed young principal horn, Alec Frank-Gemill, and seven
other top professional horn players from around the UK, the performance line-up is 32.

Across The Distance will be performed for a promenade audience in and around the parkland and
gardens of the glorious Cambo House and estate situated just south of St Andrews in the East Neuk of
Fife. ENF director Svend Brown enthuses about the prospect of this unique performance: “…