Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


The Forum - Malvern Theatres
Grange Road
Grange Road
Great Malvern

WR14 3HB


Carl Maria von WeberClarinet Quintet, Op.34
Franz SchubertOctet in F major, D.803
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartHorn Quintet in E-flat major, K.407/386c


Emma Johnson – clarinet
Alec Frank-Gemmill – French horn
Philip Gibbon – bassoon
Chris West – double bass

Carducci String Quartet
Emma Johnson and Friends

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Programme Note

Making a welcome return to Malvern, Emma Johnson needs no introduction as one of the few world-class clarinet soloists. More recently she has become Director of  ‘Emma Johnson and Friends’, a versatile wind and string group, which tonight includes the young Scottish horn player, Alec Frank-Gemmill, ‘a phenomenon with a tone of golden purity, wraparound warmth and ecstatic afterglow’ [Financial Times].

Together with our old friends, the Carducci String Quartet (plus Philip Gibbon, bassoon and Chris West, double bass in the Octet), they round off our season with three chamber music masterpieces.

Emma Johnson

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