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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, Symphony Nova Scotia, 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, The King and I 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, Boston Early Music, 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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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
LISTEN

PUBLICITY PHOTOS






Coming soon...

Handel Water Music/Music for the Royal FireworksAradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon2005
The Quest for Arundo DonaxTafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon2005
J.B. Vanhal Symphonies Vol. 3Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon2004
Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil2004
Aradia Ensemble/Kevin MallonAntonio Vivaldi Sacred Music2003
William Boyce Eight Symphonies, Op. 2Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon2003
Dardanus Le Temple De La GloireTafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon Rameau2003
Oratorio TerazinNew Streams Symphony/Ruth Fazal2003
Handel: Messiah HighlightsPortland Baroque Orchestra/Richard Egarr2002
Christmas EntertainingStudio CD - Christmas Favorites2002
Various Canadian Composers: Voices on HighHannaford Street Silver Band/Amadeus Choir/Bramwell Tovey/Lydia 2002
Bach: Orchestral SuitesTafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon2002
Ceremonies and Celebrations: Cathedral Music from Northern GermaSan Francisco Bach Choir/David Babbitt2002
Purcell: The TempestAradia Baroque Ensemble/Kevin Mallon2000
J.B. Vanhal: Masses in G and CAradia Baroque Ensemble/Uwe Grodd2000
Haydn: Schoepfungsmesse and HarmoniemesseTafelmusik/Bruno Weil2000
Mozart: RequiemTafelmusik/Bruno Weil1999
Various Canadian Composers: Heavy MetalThe Hannaford Street Silver Band/Bramwell Tovey1999
G.F. Handel: Messiah ChorusesTafelmusik/Ivars Taurins1998
Various Composers: Brass LinksThe Hannaford Street Silver Band/Bramwell Tovey1998
Various Composers: Magic of ChristmasMembers of Hannaford/Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir/John Rutter1998
Beethoven: Emperor Concerto/Violin ConcertoTafelmusik/Bruno Weil1997
Various Composers: A Christmas FlourishThe Hannaford Street Silver Band / James Curnow and Lydia Adams1997
G.F. Handel: Music For The Royal FireworksTafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon1997
Various Composers: The Art of Johnny CowellJohnny Cowell/Members of the Toronto Symphony1997
Various Composers: Carols By CandlelightThe Orpheus Consort1997
F.J. Haydn: Theresa Mass and Nelson MassTafelmusik/Bruno Weil1996
Various Composers: Northern DelightsThe Hannaford Street Silver Band/Howard Cable1996
Beethoven: Piano Concertos 3 and 4Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil, Jos Van Immerseel1996
Various Composers: French and Italian AriasCanadian Opera Company Orchestra/Richard Margison, Richard Brads1996
J.B. Lully: Ballet Music For The Sun KingAradia Baroque Ensemble/Kevin Mallon1996
Handel: Watermusic and Suite from "Il pastor fido"Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon1995
Beethoven: Piano Concertos 1 and 2Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil/Jos van Immerseel1995
J.Haydn: Mass in Time of WarTafelmusik/Bruno Weil1995
J.Haydn: Missa Sancti Bernardi de Offida "Heiligmesse"Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil1994
J.H.Schmelzer: Sonatas-Balletti francesi-CiaconnaTafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon1993