Small_nws_excemption3 Trombone in Opera

Orchestral Excerpts | Douglas Rosenthal, Trombone
Bt_movie_not_in_use In opera, trombone used for character or scene description 00h:00m:37s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Britten's Peter Grimes - violence of storm scene 00h:00m:46s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Wagner's Lohengrin - sacred or holy character 00h:01m:18s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Wagner's Die Walküre - goddesses on flying horses returning to Valhalla 00h:02m:35s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Puccini's Tosca - evil, unjust action against Cavaradossi 00h:03m:49s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Verdi's Otello - anger and madness of Otello 00h:04m:30s

NWS trombone fellow Douglas Rosenthal talks about the role of the trombone in opera



Douglas Rosenthal

Douglas Rosenthal is currently Assistant Principal Trombone of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. He previously was a Fellow with the New World Symphony. Mr. Rosenthal received a Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University, studying with Michael Mulcahy.