Saturday 10 September 2022 1:00PM

Schubert Octet

Michael Collins clarinet; Amy Harman bassoon; Ben Goldscheider horn; Ning Feng violin; Benjamin Baker violin; Timothy Ridout viola; Maciej Kułakowski cello; Edicson Ruiz double bass

Information

This concert is repeated at 7.30pm.

Duration

This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval

£16concs£14

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  • Michael Collins clarinet
  • Amy Harman bassoon
  • Ben Goldscheider horn
  • Ning Feng violin
  • Benjamin Baker violin
  • Timothy Ridout viola
  • Maciej Kułakowski cello
  • Edicson Ruiz double bass

In penning his Octet, Franz Schubert – one of the most companionable of composers – created a work that has been enjoyed by innumerable players and audience members ever since its first performance at the home of Beethoven’s pupil and patron Archduke Rudolf in 1824. The original commission from clarinettist Ferdinand Troyer requested something similar to Beethoven’s popular Septet: Schubert went one better and added a second violin.

  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
      • Octet in F D803

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