|1 March 2018|
Gunther Schuller Suite for Wind Quintet
Joan Tower For Marianne
Elliott Carter Wind Quintet
Vincent Perschetti Parable for Solo Bassoon
Elliot Carter Gra
Samuel Barber Summer Music
The Berkeley Ensemble makes its debut at St. John’s Smith Square with Barber’s Summer Music, by turns languid and energetic, and which recalls both Gershwin and Stravinsky. Alongside, mid-20th century quintets by Gunther Schuller and Elliott Carter are interspersed with works for solo players, completing this all-American survey of music for winds.
Tickets: £10 /free for under-26’s
Presented as part of the Americana 2018 series at St. John’s Smith Square.
|27 March 2018|
St. Saviour’s Church, Warwick Avenue, London W9 2PT
In the third concert of the ensemble’s new series at St. Saviour’s Church, Little Venice, woodwind players John Slack and Andrew Watson present a varied programme featuring a world premiere alongside works by Poulenc and Beethoven.
Ludwig van Beethoven Duo for clarinet and bassoon WoO 27 No. 1 in C major
Gordon Jacob Partita for solo bassoon
Jean-Michel Damase Conversations for clarinet and bassoon
Barnaby Martin Hypercubus for solo clarinet (world premiere)
Francis Poulenc Sonata for clarinet and bassoon
Tickets: £8 or £30 for all four performances in the series / free tickets available for under 26s supported by the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust. Click here to book tickets.
Promoted by the Berkeley Ensemble.