The Peabody Post

Trent Johnson Premieres Across Continents In São Paulo

Headshot of Trent Johnson sitting in front of an organTrent Johnson (BM ’89; GPD ’91, Organ) had his new concerto for bass trombone and chamber orchestra premiered in April, in São Paulo, Brazil. The work is subtitled “Across Continents” and was written for and performed by bass trombonist Darrin C. Milling, who attended the Peabody Prep and the Curtis Institute of Music. Darrin is the bass trombone principal of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra in São Paulo. The work was conducted by Maestra Mariana Menezes who led the Orquestra Sinfônica da Universidade de São Paulo.