Medieval drums and a loop pedal? Alison, you smashed it.
Trumpeter Alison Balsom launched the 2015 Bristol Proms with a stunning fanfare for commuters at Paddington Station
Get to know the trumpeter who's been crowned Artist of the Year at the 'Oscars of classical music', the Gramophone Awards 2013, with our gallery of interesting facts
What's so special about the natural valveless trumpet? Take a look at the instrument from Alison Balsom's point of view, as she performs on stage at the Globe Theatre