Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Penny Quartet
‘The future of chamber music.’ Classic Melbourne
About the artists
Charismatic clarinetist Lloyd Van’t Hoff joins Penny Quartet for an exquisite quintet concert. The award-winning artists’ technical brilliance, youthful energy and animating spirit bring sparkle to classical and contemporary treasures for this combination of instruments.
About the concert
Johannes Brahms transformed music for clarinet, and his influence continues to extend far beyond his lifetime. Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet is an undoubted masterpiece in the repertoire. One of his most lyrical creations, it is beloved for its nostalgic and autumnal mood, qualities which are naturally suited to the clarinet’s lucid tone. Contemporary French composer Gérard Pesson shares Brahms’s relentlessly poetic approach. His clarinet quintet, Nebenstück, is a re-arrangement of the late composer’s Ballade, Op.10 No.4. Haunting in its beauty, it reveals another side of Brahms’s magical art.
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Amy Brookman violin
Madeleine Jevons violin
Anthony Chataway viola
Jack Ward cello
Lloyd Van’t Hoff clarinet
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115
This production is part of the following series:
Now in its tenth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Heroes series brings together Melbourne’s best artists in a year-long festival of chamber music.
Tuesday 10 August 2021 6pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $40 ($29 Concession)
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