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Exuberance in Reserve

A wide-ranging programme from
Christopher Stripp and Lucy Colquhoun,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Clarinettist Christopher Stripp and pianist Lucy Colquhoun have fine track-records as individual players; as a duo they have evidently built up considerable rapport.

Their wide-ranging programme (Derby Chamber Music, Multi-Faith Centre, Derby University, 17 October 2014) opened with Saint-Saëns' Clarinet Sonata, one of the three wind sonatas he wrote in the very last year of his life. Its combination of warmth, mellowness and wisdom was handled with a lucidity and deftness that threw the dark opening of the third movement into relief...

Copyright © 29 October 2014 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

GERALD FINZI

ROBERT SCHUMANN

ARTHUR BLISS

CARL MARIA VON WEBER

DERBY CHAMBER MUSIC

MULTI-FAITH CENTRE

DERBY UNIVERSITY

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

CLARINET MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

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