Andrew Simon and Warren Lee,
play both Brahms Clarinet Sonatas
and works by Debussy and Saint Saens
"...[Andrew] is one of the finest players I’ve heard ...competitive with the best of the best.” - Jerry Dubins, Fanfare Magazine
American Record Guide
“superb pianism… a wonderful sense of colour and impeccably controlled articulation” Straits Times
Friday, 16th December, 6pm
Debussy, Rhapsody no.1 for Clarinet and Piano
Brahms, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, op. 120 no.1
Saint Saens, Clarinet Sonata in E Flat, op. 167
Brahms Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E-flat, op. 120 no. 2
The Two Brahms Clarinet Sonatas were written in 1894. They are the last chamber works of Brahms and both masterpieces. Their richness is aptly summarized by a reviewer on Amazon:"the utmost attention to form and structure, thrilling polyphony, and, above all, beautiful melodies"
Andrew Simon is a graduate of the Juilliard School and has been principal clarinetist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic since 1988. New York Times music columnist Allan Kozinn compared him to the late clarinet legend, Benny Goodman, in reviewing his Carnegie Hall debut.
Warren Lee: is a graduate of the Royal Academy and a Steinway Artist. He won first prize and Grand Prix Ivo Pogorelich in the 1995 Stravinsky Awards International Piano Competition. He lives and teaches in Hong Kong
Reservations: 1,000 baht per person.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. For more information call 038 069681 during office hours. Due to limited number of places payment must be received before the day.
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