Clarinet Concerto No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 26. Composed By – Louis Spohr. First Movement: Adagio - Allegro. Second Movement: Adagio. Third Movement: Rondo (Vivace). Clarinet Concerto No. 3 In B Flat, Op. 11. Composed By – Bernhard Crusell. First Movement: Allegro Risoluto. Second Movement: Andante Moderato.
Emma Johnson MBE (born 20 May 1966,) is a British clarinettist, who was awarded an MBE for services to music in 1996. In 1984 she won the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition, playing one of Crusell's clarinet concertos in the televised final, and went on to win the Bronze Award representing Britain in the subsequent European Young Musician Competition. She also won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 1991 which led to her New York City recital debut at Carnegie hall
Emma Johnson (clarinet) & Contempo Quartet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K622. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Emma Johnson (clarinet), Emma Johnson (director).
Before she took to the stage to perform Mozart's seminal Clarinet Concerto, Emma Johnson told Tim Lihoreau exactly why she thinks the piece has come to mean so much to so many. It's a miracle of writin. play it quite often, as you can imagine, and I never get bored of i. The two also chatted about her recent work with legendary jazz singer, Dame Cleo Laine. We also quizzed Emma on her Classic FM Hall of Fame vote.
CreditsClive Barda - Cover Photo
Emma Johnson - Primary Artist