Winsor Music’s 2017-18 season concludes with music of Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979). Striking for its passion and power, her compositions span a range of 20th-century styles. The incomparable oboist Peggy Pearson will be on hand for the Britten Phantasy. Anna Weesner’s new Song for the Spirit and Brahms’s “Gypsy Rondo” Piano Quartet will complete the program.
Rebecca Clarke Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for Clarinet and Viola
Benjamin Britten Phantasy Quartet for oboe and strings
Anna Weesner Song for the Spirit (World Premiere)
Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet in g minor, Op. 25
Performers Peggy Pearson, oboe; Rane Moore, clarinet;
Gabriela Díaz, violin; Mai Motobuchi, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello;
Randall Hodgkinson, piano