Tuesday 30 January 2018 7:30PM

Hagen Quartet; Jörg Widmann clarinet

Webern, Jörg Widmann and Mozart


  • Hagen Quartet
  • Lukas Hagen violin
  • Rainer Schmidt violin
  • Veronika Hagen viola
  • Clemens Hagen cello
  • Jörg Widmann clarinet

Musical connections and influences occupy Jörg Widmann’s programme with the Hagen Quartet, who together gave the world première of his Clarinet Quintet in Madrid last April.

Hear the repertoire’s latest addition alongside the rich, warm tones of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet.

Watch the video below to hear Jörg discuss his Wigmore Hall series and this concert.

  • Supported by the Season Patrons who have made a major contribution to the 2017/18 Wigmore Series
  • Anton Webern (1883-1945)
        • String Quartet (1905)
  • Jörg Widmann (b.1973)
        • Quintet for clarinet and string quartet – lento assai (UK première) [1]
  • Interval
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • Clarinet Quintet in A major K581
  1. Co-commissioned by Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical Madrid, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Strijkkwartet Biennale Amsterdam, LuganoMusica, Carnegie Hall, Cité de la Musique Paris, Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg, Philharmonie Essen, and by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation

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