Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K.581
Shostakovich: Quartet No.10 in A flat major, Op.118
Smetana: Quartet in E minor No.1, ‘From My Life’
Clarinet: Michael Collins
We will be recording ‘Shield’, our 2022 commission from Emily Howard which was premiered at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
Hear Michael and Jessie in a range of concerts covering the Piano Quartet repertoire with pianist extraordinaire, Simon Callaghan! Works to include compositions by Brahms, Bridge, Mozart, and William Busch.
5th February, Watford
11th February, Horsham
12th February, Norwich
25th February, Clonter
26th February, Conway Hall, London
Please get in touch for more details.
”..all played with pristine neatness and accuracy…The third movement, Adagio molto e mesto, unfolded as a great arch of profound music making, with a breathless hymn-like opening and some wonderfully soft playing.” Tim Homfray, The Strad, December 2022
…love the enviable hush and unruffled poise Julius Drake and the Piatti Quartet bring to the devastatingly moving ‘From far, from eve and morning…’ Nicky Spence and colleagues serve up a nourishing feast of vocal music, culminating in a performance of On Wenlock Edge which, in its thrilling assurance, strength of imagination and rapt instinct, […]
Magically done by all, as is the whole disc… Fiona Maddocks, April 2022 (On Wenlock Edge, Hyperion CD review)