Sat, Feb 12|
Music for Clarinet and Piano
An evening of world-class chamber music by Brahms, Weber, Lutoslawski, Saint-Saëns and Poulenc
Time & Location
Feb 12, 2022, 7:30 PM
London, Church Row, London NW3 6UU, UK
One of the country's finest pianists joins a rising star clarinettist for an evening of world-class chamber music.About this event
Clarinettist Joseph Shiner and pianist Michael Dussek come together to share masterworks for clarinet and piano duo by Brahms, Weber, Lutosławski, Saint-Saëns and Poulenc.
Award-winning clarinettist Joseph Shiner regularly appears at venues and festivals around the United Kingdom and internationally. As a chamber musician Joseph has enjoyed collaborations with Maiastra, the Allegri and Endellion quartets, as well as with pianists Somi Kim, Keval Shah, Christopher Glynn, Michael Dussek, Ashley Fripp, James Baillieu, and Bengt Forsberg. In 2019, he released his first solo recording on Orchid Classics, surveying Brahms' works for clarinet with piano and 'cello with Somi Kim and Yoanna Prodanova, to critical acclaim. Joseph is also a founding member of the award-winning ‘Magnard Ensemble’, recording for the Orchid Classics and Toccata Classics labels.
Michael Dussek has been described as 'an outstanding artist' and a 'hugely respected pianist'. In January 2014 Fanfare Magazine, USA, described his playing as 'nothing short of amazing'. For more than thirty years he has been privileged to perform in the world’s major concert halls with internationally acclaimed artists and chamber groups, and he has recorded exetnsively, including 23 CDs in Dutton Epoch’s highly acclaimed series of recordings of 20th century British composers and four CDs with Ryu Goto (violin) for Deutsche Grammophon. Michael is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music, where he is also Head of Piano Accompaniment.
Brahms, Johannes: Sonata in F minor, op. 120 no. 1 (1894)
Weber, Carl Maria von: Grand Duo Concertant in E flat major, op. 48 (1816)
Lutosławski, Witold: Dance Preludes (1954)
Saint-Saëns, Camille: Sonata in E flat major, op. 167 (1921)
Poulenc, Francis: Sonata (1962)
£20 (£15 conc.) available online and at the door