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Robert Plane talks about Mark Boden’s Clarinet Concerto

Mark Boden wrote his Clarinet Concerto in 2018 as a commission for BBCNOW and their principal clarinettist Robert Plane, to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the orchestra.

In this video, Rob talks about the concerto and informally performs a few excerpts from the solo clarinet part.

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622

Robert Plane performs Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto on tour with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, at the Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts, in July 2012.

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for clarinet solo

Robert Plane performs Igor Stravinsky’s ‘Three Pieces for clarinet solo’, live at Queen’s University Belfast in January 2019.

Boulez: Dialogue de l’ombre double

Robert Plane performs Pierre Boulez’s ‘Dialogue de l’ombre double’ for clarinet and electronics, live at the Corbridge Chamber Music Festival 2018.

Berio: Sequenza IX

Robert Plane performs Luciano Berio’s ‘Sequenza IX’ for solo clarinet, live at Queen’s University Belfast in January 2019.

Beethoven: Trio no. 4 in B flat, op. 11, ‘Gassenhauer’

Robert Plane (clarinet), Alice Neary (cello) and Benjamin Frith (piano) perform Beethoven’s ‘Gassenhauer’ Trio at the Trianon Theatre in San José, California, in April 2017.

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