Gildas Quartet and Jack McNeill

Christopher Jones (violin)
Gemma Sharples (violin)
Kay Stephen (viola)
Anna Menzies (cello)
Jack McNeill (clarinet)

Tuesday 29 January, 2019 at 01:10 pm

Mozart Quintet in A major for Clarinet and Strings K. 581
David Bruce A selection from Gumboots for clarinet/bass clarinet and string quartet

The Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major needs little introduction, being one of two sublime masterpieces written for this medium (Brahms being the composer of the other). The piece by David Bruce features African music influences with powerful rhythm, energy, and tunefulness, and will end this concert on a high.

The Gildas Quartet have strong Manchester connections and they have teamed up with Cumbrian Jack McNeill, a lively and versatile musician who also directs the dynamic Propellor ensemble.

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