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Emma Johnson plays Mozart
Saturday 20 October 2012 7.30pm
The Hawth, Crawley
CONDUCTOR - Nicholas Collon
Clarinet - Emma Johnson
28.75, 22.75

SCHUBERT Symphony No.8, 'Unfinished'

MOZART Clarinet Concerto

BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7

One of classical music's most well-known and respected soloists, British clarinettist Emma Johnson joins the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Mozart's ethereal and beautiful Clarinet Concerto. Mozart's instinct for the clarinet's mellow tone and sinuous flexibility is unsurpassed and the slow movement is justly famous for its exquisite lyricism.

Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony is a magnificent work; the variety and immediacy of the themes suffusing the two movements are breathtaking: at once fragile, shimmering and deeply moving. Beethoven, another symphonic genius, demonstrates his mastery of the form in the glorious Seventh Symphony, full of profound melodies and concluding with an irrepressibly boisterous finale.

Pre-concert talk at 6.30pm by Gwyn Parry-Jones: Mozart, Clarinet Concerto. Tickets: 4. Please contact the Box Office to book.

Box Office: 01293 553636