UPCOMING PERFORMANCES in 2018
Our first performance this year is at 7.00pm on Saturday 28th April 2018 in the Rowan Hall, Kingshott School, Hitchin. We welcome our guests from Holland the Capriccio Clarinet Choir directed by John de Beer. Tickets £10 adults, children are free can be booked here. Capriccio will be giving a number of concerts during their visit to England and their full programme will be confirmed soon.
The BCE will be performing in July at the Clarfest of the International Clarinet Association to be held 6th – 11th July in Ostend,Belgium. For more information click here.
Our final concert this year will be at the University of Nottingham on Sunday 23rd September as part of the annual meeting of the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain; programme and timing tbc.
|September||BASBWE Conference at Warwick University|
|November||London debut. Concert in aid of the Voices Foundation with saxophone soloist Kyle Horch|
|July||European Clarinet & Saxophone Society Conference, EUROCASS Budapest, Hungary|
|October||British Clarinet Congress, Royal College of Music, London.|
|July||EUROCASS Conference, Krakow, Poland.|
|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.|
|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.|
|February||Clarfest of the Colchester Institute, Colchester, Essex|
|November||British Clarinet Congress, Birmingham Conservatoire|
|March||NERV Convention Utrecht,The Netherlands|
|July||ICA Clarfest – University of Maryland Washington DC USA|
|July||Church of the Epiphany, Washington DC|
|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|
|Gordon Lewin Memorial Concert – St John’s Wood , London|
|European Clarinet Festival – Kortrijk,Belgium|
January European Clarinet Festival – Ghent,Belgium
July ICA Clarfest Assisi, Italy
March Swinburne Hall,Colchester,Essex
October Secombe Theatre, Sutton,Surrey
July ICA Clarfest, Madrid, Spain
September European Clarinet Festival – Ghent , Belgium
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.
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.
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
Click here to see a list of the ensemble’s repertoire.