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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES in 2018

Our final concert this year on Sunday 23rd September will be at the Single Reed Day presented by the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain. Our programme will include first performances of music by Liz Sharma and Christopher Cave, Sarah Watts performing the Allegro Appassionato by Saint-Saens and Andy Scot’s “Momento”

The address of the venue is The Lakeside Arts Centre and Music Department, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD. The programme for the day and how to book tickets can be found at cassgb.org

PAST PERFORMANCES

1996
September BASBWE Conference at Warwick University
November London debut. Concert in aid of the Voices Foundation with saxophone soloist Kyle Horch
1997
July European Clarinet & Saxophone Society Conference, EUROCASS Budapest, Hungary
October British Clarinet Congress, Royal College of Music, London.
1998
July EUROCASS Conference, Krakow, Poland.
1999
April British Clarinet Choir Convention, Conwy, North
July International Clarinet Association “Clarinetfest”, Ostend, Belgium
August Recording of CD “Gordian Knots”.
November British Clarinet Congress, Royal College of Music, London.
The programmed featured the distinguished international clarinet soloist Gervase de Peyer.
2000 CD “Gordian Knots” launched.
2001
March NERV Convention Utrecht, The Netherlands
May British Clarinet Choir Convention held in Llandudno, North Wales.
August ICA Clarfest, New Orleans, USA.
Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans.
November British Clarinet Congress, RNCM Manchester.
2002
February Clarfest of the Colchester Institute, Colchester, Essex
2003
November British Clarinet Congress, Birmingham Conservatoire
2004
March NERV Convention Utrecht,The Netherlands
July ICA Clarfest – University of Maryland Washington DC USA
July Church of the Epiphany, Washington DC
2005
February St Peter ad Vincula Church, Coggeshall, Essex
Concert by East Anglian Single Reed Choir -Conductor Angela Fussell &
British Clarinet Ensemble – Conductor – Charles Hine
Swinburne Hall, Colchester Institute. Lunch time Concert at the
Single Reed Festival
April Darlington Arts Centre
July ICA Clarfest, Tama Tokyo, Japan
2009
Gordon Lewin Memorial Concert – St John’s Wood , London
2010
European Clarinet Festival – Kortrijk,Belgium

2013

January     European Clarinet Festival – Ghent,Belgium

July            ICA Clarfest Assisi, Italy

2014

March       Swinburne Hall,Colchester,Essex

October   Secombe Theatre, Sutton,Surrey

2015

July          ICA Clarfest, Madrid, Spain

September European Clarinet Festival – Ghent , Belgium

2016

October our 21st anniversary concert at the Stapleford Granary Arts Centre, Cambridge with guest soloist Anna Hashimoto and on Sunday 30th October at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, as part of the Clarinet & Saxophone Society’s 40th Anniversary celebration with soloists David Campbell, clarinet and Rob Buckland, saxophone.

2017

In August  the ensemble gave two performances in Groningen. the Netherlands as guests of the Capriccio Clarinet Ensemble. In September we gave a performance in Caldaro, Italy as guests of the South Tirol Clarinet Ensemble. In October a concert was given in Oakham School Chapel,Oakham, Rutland with soloists soprano Caroline Trutz and clarinettist Antonia Mott.

2018

Our Play Day was held in April at Kingshott School, Hitchin with guests the Capriccio Clarinet Ensemble. In July we performed at the ICA ClarinetFest in Ostend, Belgium.

BCE programmes reflect the ensemble’s policy of commissioning new works for clarinet ensemble and also programming existing repertoire both original compositions, transcriptions and arrangements.

To date the following composers have written works for the BCE:

  • Anthony Bailey
  • Alan Bullard
  • Paul Hart
  • Gordon Lewin
  • Guy Woolfenden
  • Andy Jackson
  • Martin Ellerby
  • Adam Gorb
  • Andy Scott
  • Jeffery Wilson
  • Stephen McNeff
  • Elizabeth Sharma
  • Christopher Cave

Click here to see a list of the ensemble’s repertoire.