Complete programme for Sunday 19th March at 7.30pm at the Weston Auditorium, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9EU: Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel Weber Clarinet Concerto no. 2 Debussy Images Tickets and more about the concert
Timothy Orpen, Principal Clarinet of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and a founder member and Principal Clarinet of Aurora Orchestra, spent three years as Principal Clarinet of the Royal Northern Sinfonia prior to joining the ROH. He is delighted to return to the Sage to perform Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto with the RNS. The concert will be broadcast live by BBC Radio 3.
Audiences are invited to enjoy the delights of the historic and picturesque Sledmere House and Church for two short concerts. Both concerts are performed twice, with the audience changing places either side of a picnic interval.
We are delighted to announce that Timothy Orpen has been appointed Principal Clarinet in the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and will take up the position in October.
Stratford Herald, Peter Buckroyd "Orpen's gorgeous rich clarinet sound" "His exquisite playing" "Orpen's glorious playing of sweeping phrases"
Wednesday 10 February, 2016. 8pm at the Sage Gateshead
Thursday 25th February 2016, Sage Gateshead at 9 pm. Tickets
You can watch the programme on BBC 2 at 11pm on Friday.
Chicago Classical Review, Lawrence A. Johnson
The Plain Dealer, Zachary Lewis
Following on from the hugely successful concert at King’s Place in London with the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble, which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, Timothy Orpen is delighted to have joined the Ensemble on their tour of the USA and Canada. Read more
Food poisoning gets in the way of Weber, and reducing musicians to tears - all in a day's work for Timothy Orpen, clarinettist in the Aurora Orchestra.
Watch it via the BBC iPlayer over the next 30 days.
Timothy looks forward to his BBC Proms Chamber Music Concert at Cadogan Hall this lunchtime as part of the Royal Northern Sinfonia Winds with Christian Blackshaw. Read more
Timothy returns to LDSM this year, where he performs the Brahms Clarinet Quintet with the Kuss Quartet on the 8th August and gives a recital with Levon Chilingirian and Andrew Brownell on the 10th.