Mozart – Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, K452
Beethoven – Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, Op 16
Bruch – Eight pieces for clarinet, viola [bassoon] and piano, Op 83, pieces 1 and 7
Schumann – Märchenerzählungen, Op 132, 3rd movement
Sunday 3 May, 7.30pm at Kingston Deverill Church
Wine and soft drinks were available during the interval
Martin Gatt (bassoon) studied at the Royal College of Music in London with Archie Camden and was appointed principal bassoon of the London Philharmonic Orchestra aged 21. There followed principal positions in the English Chamber Orchestra where he performed regularly with Benjamin Britten, Daniel Barenboim, Raymond Leppard and Géza Anda. In 1977 he was appointed principal in the London Symphony Orchestra where he stayed for 20 years. He co-founded the Barry Tuckwell Wind Quintet (with Barry) and recorded most of the solo and chamber music repertoire. He now guests with the LSO, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Martin is principal with Bath Philharmonia.
Jacquelyn Bevan (piano) learned to play 'by ear' from a very young age, studying with Caroline Diffley when 13 years old and later with Dennis Dance at the Guildhall. She gained a Joint Hons Degree in Music & French from Bristol University and was Director/Head of Music for five years in secondary schools and sixth form colleges, followed by fifteen years as a lecturer in Further and Higher Education, examiner and moderator for Access to Music. In 1996 Jacquelyn became a full-time pianist and is in much demand as an accompanist, working with singers, solo instrumentalists and a wide variety of chamber ensembles. Jacquelyn is accompanist for South West Music School and the Mid-Somerset Festival, and is a founder member of Musicians South West: musicianssouthwest.com.
After graduating from the Royal Scottish Academy, David Mackenzie (clarinet) relocated to South West England in 2002 and joined the Bath Philharmonia as principal. He has performed in many chamber ensembles playing regularly with Martin Gatt. He frequently deputises as principal in Opera Project and Brandon Hill Chamber Orchestra and is a member of Bristol Opera and Bath Gilbert & Sullivan Society Symphony Orchestras.
Victoria Brawn (oboe) has played principal in most symphony orchestras in the UK, performed as soloist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic and Bournemouth Sinfonietta and given recitals in Birmingham, Warwick and Hong Kong. She is also much in demand as a chamber music player.
Richard Wainwright (horn) is one of the busiest horn players in England. As well as being principal in Bath Philharmonia he is a member of the Haffner Ensemble, English Brass and London Festival Orchestra. He regularly plays principal horn in the Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony and London Philharmonic Orchestras.