Wednesday 2 February 2022 7:30PM

Michael Collins clarinet; Michael McHale piano; Isabelle van Keulen violin; Laura Samuel violin; Philip Dukes viola; Kristina Blaumane cello

Michael Collins 60th Birthday


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This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


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  • Michael Collins clarinet
  • Michael McHale piano
  • Isabelle van Keulen violin
  • Laura Samuel violin
  • Philip Dukes viola
  • Kristina Blaumane cello

A birthday celebration in which a group of leading musicians join the expert clarinettist for a programme of popular chamber works for his instrument, plus a new quintet for clarinet and strings in which Robin Holloway will emulate another master of the medium whose style he knows well.

  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
      • Clarinet Sonata in F minor Op. 120 No. 1
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
      • Clarinet Quintet in A K581
  • Interval
  • Robin Holloway (b.1943)
      • New commission (in the style of Brahms)
        • [1]
  • Johannes Brahms
      • Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op. 115
  1. Co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall

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