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The penultimate concert of the West Wight Arts Association’s 70th season will be given on Saturday March 11th in the round at Freshwater Memorial Hall by the Sacconi String Quartet and Matthew Hunt, clarinet, starting at 19.00.
The award-winning Sacconi Quartet is recognised for its unanimous and compelling ensemble. Formed in 2001, its four founder members continue to demonstrate a shared passion for string quartet repertoire. The Sacconi is Quartet in Association at the Royal College of Music and Associate Artist at the Bristol Old Vic.
“An exceptional ensemble...a unanimous sense of musical breath and a meticulous attention to detail.” Musical Opinion
One of Britain's leading clarinettists, Matthew Hunt is a distinctive musician, renowned for the vocal quality of his playing and his ability to communicate with audiences. He holds the position of solo clarinettist with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, and is a member of the Sheffield based chamber group Ensemble 360.
"The clarinettist played so beautifully it was as though he wished to make the very air of the hall melt" Tokyo Times.
They will play Howells’ Rhapsodic Quintet for clarinet and string quartet, Mozart’s String Quartet No.14 in G major, Glazunov’s Oriental Reverie for clarinet and string quartet and finish with Weber’s Clarinet Quintet in B flat Major.
Tickets at £12.50, £2.00 children and students, are available from www.westwightarts.co.uk or 756028.