Octagon Music Society, Tony Bramley-Harker
Timothy will perform the Ireland Fantasy sonata for clarinet and piano with Julius Drake; he also plays the Schumann Märchenzählungen op 132 with Rachel Rodgers and Julius. The concert is on 2nd May in Enniskillen.
"Peter Francomb’s horn was the hedgehog, Vogt’s piano the squirrel and Timothy Orpen’s clarinet led the chorus of night birds. In the final movement, all the creatures come together with bassoon and strings for a musical argument. It was both light and delightful."
The Arts Desk, Geoff Brown
Westmorland Gazette, Brian Paynes
The Northern Echo, Gavin Engelbrecht Orpen’s approach was both fearless and direct.
The Journal, Rob Barnes
"played with vigour and obvious enjoyment, moving with ease from the slow and reflective first movement to the boisterous second with its fast, jazzy pace."
The Northern Echo, Gavin Engelbrecht
"Almost like a journey through the landscapes of America"
14th October Brighton; ""Arrangements of Five has to do with the many ‘true’ but different perspectives people have on single events......."
Timothy Orpen’s performance of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra was broadcast
Aawarded to former students who have made a significant contribution to the music profession