Emile Souvagie (clarinet) & Hamidh Brown (piano)  

Church Window Mask

Wednesday 27 March 1.10pm

Presented in association with Royal Overseas League, works to include Schumann, Chausson and Martinu.

  • Emile Souvagie

    Emile Souvagie is the principal clarinettist of Opera Ballet Flanders and a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra. In 2023, he won the Gold Medal in the Royal Over-Seas League’s Annual Music Competition. Last season he was an academist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. In that capacity he worked together with conductors including Klaus Mäkelä, Maxim Emelyamchev, Barbara Hannigan, Daniel Harding and Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

  • Hamish Brown

    Hamish Brown is a British pianist, arranger, composer and conductor based in London, UK. An award-winning and versatile artist, Hamish has performed as a vocal accompanist, chamber musician orchestral pianist and soloist at numerous prestigious venues across the UK and abroad.

  • Programme:

    Robert Schumann – Fantasy Pieces Op.73 (I. Zart und mit Ausdruck – II. Lebhaft, Leicht – III. Rasch und mit Feuer) 

    Alban Berg – 4 Stücke (I. Mäßig II. Sehr Langsam III. Sehr Rasch IV. Langsam) 

    Ernest Chausson – Andante et Allegro 

    Bohuslav Martinu – Clarinet Sonatina 

    Leonard Bernstein – Clarinet Sonata (I. Grazioso, II. Andantino – Vivace e leggiero)