This trio is a chamber music ensemble made up of one clarinet, one cello and one piano. Similar to the classical piano trio, in this ensemble the violin is replaced by the n. The dramatically contrasting qualities of timbre of these instruments offers many musical possibilities with Beethoven being one of the first composers to make use of the somewhat unusual combination. Many other composers followed suit, as upon hearing Brahms’ Clarinet Trio op.114, his friend and scholar Eusebius Mandyczewski stated: “It is as though the instruments were in love with each other.” Clarinetist Julie Begg is joined by cellist Alison Patterson and pianist Martha Brickman to present a concert to be savoured.
Touch of Brass April 5th, 2020 has been cancelled. We will make every effort to reschedule this. If you have purchased season tickets, here are some options:
-donate the remaining value the last concert to the Whistler Chamber Music Society. We are a non-profit Society, not a Registered Charity so are unable to issue a tax receipt. Your donation will enable us to pass on some compensation to the musicians whose livelihoods are affected by this unfortunate turn of events.
-hang on to your ticket in the event that the Touch of Brass can be rescheduled later this year, and if it can’t, show your ticket at the first concert of the 2020-2021 season for a 10% discount off season tickets.
-receive a refund for the value of the last concert – $17 (contact us for details)
We appreciate your patience and understanding during this uncertain time.