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“A CLARINET PASSPORT”
September 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$18-2018 – $18-2020
The chamber music organization Clarinet & Friends is proud to present “A CLARINET PASSPORT” Saturday September 14th at 3pm at the White Horse Black Mountain.
The program will explore different approaches of writing for two clarinets and piano from all around the world. Italian music is showcased by Amilicare Ponchielli’s “IL CONVEGNO,” which is a technically flashy and enchanting piece for two clarinets and piano. Felix Mendelssohn provides German music with his “CONCERT PIECE #1,” illustrating his whimsical ideas and bold Germanic writing. French music is represented by Francis Poulenc’s “SONATA” for two clarinets, where the listener is captivated by hauntingly beautiful melodies. Czech music is featured in Franz Krommer’s delightful “DUO CONCERTO” for two clarinets and piano.
Finally, Clarinet & Friends will feature a world premiere of a new piece by American composer Donald Wheelock. The piece is called “SONATINA” and it is an elegant work for solo clarinet.
The concert will feature pianist Vance Reese, clarinetist Eric Taylor and 16-year-old clarinetist and founder of Clarinet & Friends, Aaron Lipsky. Discounted advance tickets can be purchased at https://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com/2019/07/aaron-lipsky-dazzling-duos-sat-914-3pm.html.