Saturday 27 Apr 2019

BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend

Free event (ticket required) Book Now
BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend
Free event (ticket required) Book Now

Few young British composers are as colourful and original as former BBC Young Musician of the Year and BBC New Generation Artist Mark Simpson. “The bravura, the assurance and the sheer generosity of this music is unarguable” wrote The Spectator last year – but Simpson is also a virtuoso clarinettist, and he enjoys the intimacy of making chamber music with friends. In collaboration with BBC Radio 3, he’s in residence at Saffron Hall all weekend, introducing his own music (including a brand new work) and joining a team of star guests in the music he loves best: from the poetry of Schumann and Brahms to the exuberance of Bernstein and Gershwin. Three concerts, one extraordinary musician.


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Presented by Saffron Hall

Venue: Saffron Hall

27 Apr 2019 - 5pm Book Now
Navarra Quartet
Mark Simpson clarinet
Adam Newman viola
Richard Uttley piano
Leonard Elschenbroich cello

Ireland Fantasy-Sonata

Simpson Night Music

Maxwell Davies Sonata Op.1

Simpson Lov(escape)

Simpson Barkham Fantasy

Howells Rhapsodic Quintet Op.31