Lunchtime Concert: Trinity Laban Clarinets

FRI 11 MAR 13.05h

A shared programme with two student-led ensembles performing clarinet chamber music.

Mattia Zamperoni clarinet
Cristina Fugazzotto clarinet

Paul Harvey
Satirical Suite for two clarinets
i. Fanfare
ii. March
iii. Slow dance
iv. Finale

Ante Grgin arr. Mattia Zamperoni for clarinet and bass clarinet
Sonatina per clarinetto e fagotto
i. Allegro
ii. Andante
iii. Presto

Sonata for Two Clarinets
i. Presto
ii. Andante
iii. Vif

Mattia Zamperoni finished his clarinet Master degree in 2020 at Conservatorio Agostino Steffani in Castelfranco Veneto with honours and top marks. He is currently studying at Trinity Laban on the Professional Diploma program with Fiona Cross, Paolo De Gaspari and Joan Lluna. Mattia is the winner of the Chamber music Scholarship ‘Cassa di Risparmio’ with a clarinet and piano duo with Ielyzaveta Pluzhko. He had the opportunity thanks to Working With Music to perform for one year as second clarinet of the Münster Theatre Orchestra. He was recently awarded with first prize in the Trinity Laban’s Wilfred Hambleton Clarinet Competition. He had the opportunity to study with great clarinetist such as Igor Frantisak, Vincenzo Paci and Calogero Palermo. He performed
works by young composer with the GMCS and he is now a member of the
Apollo Consort Contemporary Music Society.

Cristina Fugazzotto is an Italian clarinetist studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance under the guidance of Fiona Cross, Joan Lluna and Paolo De Gaspari for the bass clarinet. She recently completed her master degree with top grades at the Conservatoire Antonino Steffani in Castelfranco Veneto. She attended masterclass with internationally renowned clarinetist including Stefano Cardo and Corrado Orlando. She played under the direction of several outstanding conductors such as Joan De Meij, Hans Michael Beuerle and Leon Spierer. In 2019 she had the privilege to play Beethoven Septet
Op.20 with Domenico Nordio. She performs as a soloist and as member of various chamber music ensembles. In 2019 Cristina performed as a soloist in ‘Kassandra’ a one act play for Kaos Teatro with which she still collaborate. She is a member of the Apollo Consort Contemporary Music Society with whom she performs and explores her interest in
contemporary music.

Magdalene Joyce clarinet
Emma Gerrett clarinet
Ben Mason clarinet
Alex Lyon clarinet

Paul Harvey
Three Utterances
i. Harangue
ii. Soliloquy
iii. Declamation

Gordon Jacob
I. Scherzetto
II. Pavane
III. Gopak

4tet is a newly formed clarinet quartet made up of postgraduates Emma Gerrett, Alex Lyon, Ben Mason, and Magdalene Joyce. They have found great joy playing together and learning to blend with each other as one, so as to create a rounded immersive sound, which you will hear in full beautiful effect during Soliloquy.

Magdalene Joyce is a multi-woodwind player in her final year at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance specialising on the clarinet but is also an accomplished saxophone and flute player. Magdalene has a passion for teaching currently teaching clarinet, saxophone, and flute across Kent and South-east London. Magdalene also loves the theatre and hopes to make it in the West End as a pit musician.

Emma Gerrett is a first year MMus student at trinity laban. She is an avid chamber and orchestral musician, playing in trinity laban ensembles regularly. She is passionate about contemporary music and is a member of the ambient orchestra, who focus on disintegration of sound and the process of creating ambient music. Emma is a Trinity college London scholar.

Alex Lyon is currently studying an MMus in clarinet performance at Trinity Laban. Her particular focus is on contemporary classical music and she participates in a range of projects that take inspiration from global folk, minimalist music and free improvisation.

Ben Mason is a final year MMus student at Trinity Laban. He is a very successful musician performing all across London in orchestras, chamber groups and solos. He enjoys listening to and playing orchestral and contemporary music. Ben is a Trinity College London Scholar.

Old Royal Naval College Chapel
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 11 March 2022.

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