“What Simon Höfele does with his trumpet is simply sensational!” wrote one critic when this young German trumpeter released his debut album – and as a BBC New Generation Artist, there’s every reason to expect that we’ll be hearing lots more of his fearless, thrillingly expressive playing. With a programme that includes a specially commissioned new work by Miroslav Srnka, Höfele’s Birmingham debut – part of the ECHO Rising Stars series - should light up the sky.

ECHO artist nominated by Konzerthaus Dortmund, Kölner Philharmonie and Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Pre-concert Conversation with trumpet player Simon Höfele.