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Norman Engel
Canadian trumpeter Norman Engel enjoys a richly diversified career, performing on modern and historical trumpets. He is one of a new generation of players who feels at home in all genres of music. Mr. Engel performs extensively as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player.

He has had the pleasure of working with the Toronto Symphony, Canadian Opera Company, Santa Fe Opera, National Ballet of Canada, Esprit Orchestra, Hamilton Philharmonic, Windsor Symphony, Hannaford Street Silver Band, and the Stratford Festival among many others.

Norman is also active in Toronto’s theatre community, having performed thousands of shows in the orchestras of Miss Saigon, Phantom, Beauty and the Beast, Ragtime, Cinderella, West Side Story, Nicholas Nickleby, Lord of the Rings, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Wizard of Oz, Les Miserables, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Alice Through the Looking Glass, and Anne of Green Gables.

Mr. Engel’s career as one of North America’s leading performers on natural trumpet has taken him across Europe, to Asia, New Zealand and throughout most of Canada and the United States. Since 1993 he has been a member of Canada’s renowned Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. He has also toured, recorded and concertized with American Bach Soloists, Opera Atelier, Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland), New York Collegium, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Indianapolis Baroque, Portland Baroque, Le Boreades de Montreal, Aradia Ensemble, Arion, and the Toronto Consort.

As a recording artist, Norman has performed on more than 75 CD’s and DVD’s for Sony Classical, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Naxos, CBC, Analekta, Atma, Koch Classics, Tafelmusik Media and Opening Day records. He has performed on countless radio and television broadcasts both live, streamed and in studio.

Mr. Engel has given masterclasses for the University of Toronto, Sir Wilfred Laurier University, Glenn Gould School RCMT, Grand Valley State University, Tafelmusik Summer Institute, and the Toronto Trumpet Symposium.




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Past Performances

The Baroque Trumpet ShopAmerica's premier retailer/importer of natural trumpets, cornettos and accessories.http://www.baroquetrumpet.com
Hannaford Street Silver BandCanada's top professional brass bandhttp://www.hssb.ca/
SparxMusic.comPurveyor of the SPARX cornet mouthpiecehttp://www.sparxmusic.com
Aestheticize MediaWeb/Graphic Design & Photographyhttp://www.aestheticize.com
Georg Frederic Handel
Water Music, Suite 2 In D Major
I. Allegro (Overture)
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Water Music, Suite 2 In D Major
II - Alla Hornpipe
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Water Music, Suite 2 In D Major
III. Minuet
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Water Music, Suite 2 In D Major
IV - Lentement
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Water Music, Suite 2 In D Major
V. Bouree
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Trumpet Tune From King Arthur
from Karina Gauvin Purcell
Les Boreades
Francis Colpron
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
Trumpet Tune From King Arthur
from Aventure Baroque Adventure
Tafelmusik
Jeanne Lamon
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Music For The Royal Fireworks HWV 351
I. Ouverture
Norman Engel
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Music For The Royal Fireworks HWV 351
IV. La Rejousissance
Norman Engel
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
iTUNES LISTEN
Georg Frederic Handel
Music For The Royal Fireworks HWV 351
Menuets I & II
Norman Engel
from Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F Major BWV 1047
I. Allegro
Norman Engel
from Live recording
Georgetown Bach Orchestra
LISTEN
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F Major BWV 1047
III. Allegro assai
Norman Engel
from Live recording
Georgetown Bach Orchestra
LISTEN
Andre Philidor L'Aine
Entrée: Royal March
from Aventure Baroque Adventure
Tafelmusik
Jeanne Lamon
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
Jean-Joseph Mouret
Entree' From Premiere Suite D'Orchestre
from Aventure Baroque Adventure
Tafelmusik
Jeanne Lamon
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
Henry Purcell
Let The Soldiers Rejoice
From Dioclesian
from Aventure Baroque Adventure
Tafelmusik
Jeanne Lamon
AMAZONiTUNES LISTEN
William Boyce
Symphony No. 5 in D Major
I. Allegro ma non troppo - Allegro Assai
from William Boyce: Eight Symphonies, Op. 2
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
AMAZONLISTEN
William Boyce
Symphony No. 5 in D Major
III. Tempo di Minuetto
from William Boyce: Eight Symphonies, Op. 2
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Henry Purcell
Sonata for Trumpet and Strings (Z. 850)
I. Allegro
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Purcell: The Tempest
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Henry Purcell
Sonata for Trumpet and Strings (Z. 850)
III. Allegro
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from Purcell: The Tempest
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Henry Purcell
Trumpet Overture To "The Indian Queen" (Z.630)
Norman Engel - natural trumpet
from The Best of Purcell
Aradia Ensemble
Kevin Mallon
iTUNES LISTEN
Del Staigers
The Carnival of Venice
Introduction to Main Theme
Norman Engel - cornet; Bill Way - piano
LISTEN
Herbert L. Clarke
Sounds from the Hudson
Norman Engel - cornet; Bill Way - piano
LISTEN
Jean Baptiste Arban
Fantasie Brillante
Norman Engel - cornet; Bill Way - piano
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PUBLICITY PHOTOS






Coming soon...

Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal Fireworks
Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon

2005
The Quest for Arundo Donax
Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon

2005
J.B. Vanhal Symphonies Vol. 3
Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon

2004
Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

2004
Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon
Antonio Vivaldi Sacred Music

2003
William Boyce Eight Symphonies, Op. 2
Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon

2003
Dardanus Le Temple De La Gloire
Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon Rameau

2003
Oratorio Terazin
New Streams Symphony/Ruth Fazal

2003
Handel: Messiah Highlights
Portland Baroque Orchestra/Richard Egarr

2002
Christmas Entertaining
Studio CD - Christmas Favorites

2002
Various Canadian Composers: Voices on High
Hannaford Street Silver Band/Amadeus Choir/Bramwell Tovey/Lydia Adams

2002
Bach: Orchestral Suites
Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon

2002
Ceremonies and Celebrations: Cathedral Music from Northern Germany Colossal Baroque
San Francisco Bach Choir/David Babbitt

2002
Purcell: The Tempest
Aradia Baroque Ensemble/Kevin Mallon

2000
J.B. Vanhal: Masses in G and C
Aradia Baroque Ensemble/Uwe Grodd

2000
Haydn: Schoepfungsmesse and Harmoniemesse
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

2000
Mozart: Requiem
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

1999
Various Canadian Composers: Heavy Metal
The Hannaford Street Silver Band/Bramwell Tovey

1999
G.F. Handel: Messiah Choruses
Tafelmusik/Ivars Taurins

1998
Various Composers: Brass Links
The Hannaford Street Silver Band/Bramwell Tovey

1998
Various Composers: Magic of Christmas
Members of Hannaford/Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir/John Rutter

1998
Beethoven: Emperor Concerto/Violin Concerto
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

1997
Various Composers: A Christmas Flourish
The Hannaford Street Silver Band / James Curnow and Lydia Adams

1997
G.F. Handel: Music For The Royal Fireworks
Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon

1997
Various Composers: The Art of Johnny Cowell
Johnny Cowell/Members of the Toronto Symphony

1997
Various Composers: Carols By Candlelight
The Orpheus Consort

1997
F.J. Haydn: Theresa Mass and Nelson Mass
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

1996
Various Composers: Northern Delights
The Hannaford Street Silver Band/Howard Cable

1996
Beethoven: Piano Concertos 3 and 4
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil, Jos Van Immerseel

1996
Various Composers: French and Italian Arias
Canadian Opera Company Orchestra/Richard Margison, Richard Bradshaw

1996
J.B. Lully: Ballet Music For The Sun King
Aradia Baroque Ensemble/Kevin Mallon

1996
Handel: Watermusic and Suite from "Il pastor fido"
Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon

1995
Beethoven: Piano Concertos 1 and 2
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil/Jos van Immerseel

1995
J.Haydn: Mass in Time of War
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

1995
J.Haydn: Missa Sancti Bernardi de Offida "Heiligmesse"
Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil

1994
J.H.Schmelzer: Sonatas-Balletti francesi-Ciaconna
Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon

1993