Sunday 25 June 2017

Richard Hosford

Richard Hosford

Shiplake College at 7.00pm

Conductor: Ian Brown

Clarinet: Richard Hosford

Our popular “Picnic” Concert in June is held in the grounds of Shiplake College in
a large marquee. This is an evening of wonderful music combined with the beauty
of the Oxfordshire countryside and the fun of picnicking beforehand. It provides a
fitting setting for the best remembered work of Gerald Finzi, a thoroughly English
composer, who wrote his Clarinet Concerto in rural Herefordshire in 1949. We
welcome back one of Britain’s outstanding clarinettists, Richard Hosford, as
soloist. Richard is Principal Clarinet with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the
BBC Symphony Orchestra and is a long-standing member of the Nash Ensemble.

Arnold: Tam o’ Shanter Overture
Dukas: Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Finzi: Clarinet Concerto
Dvorák: Symphonic Variations
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

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Available shortly

  • £15 reserved seating, £10 unreserved seating
  • 1 child free with paying adult (£15 and £10 tickets)
  • U16s/students half price
  • groups: 1 in 8 free

Where to buy

Tickets are available via the contact form or from the HSO box office on 01235 859210

Directions to Shiplake College, Shiplake

Shiplake College is on the A4155, 3 miles south of Henley and 5 miles north east of Reading.

Postcode: RG9 4BW

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Tickets – HSO Box office: 01235 859210 or request via our contact form.