de Peyer and André Tchaikowsky
2013 Bregenz Symposium
e Fuga per Clarinetto Solo (1964-1965)
webpage provides information about the André Tchaikowsky composition,
Arioso e Fuga per Clarinetto Solo (1964-1965).
The world premiere performance took place, as part of the 2013
Bregenz Festival (Austria), on July 22, 2013 during one of the André
events, events coincident with the world premiere of André's
opera, The Merchant
of Venice. The clarinetist was Heinz-Peter Linshalm of the Stump-Linshalm
Clarinet Duo (website).
Heinz-Peter Linshalm - July 2013
e Fuga / arioso_e_fuga.mp3
Symposium and Concert
André's biographer, Dr. Anastasia Belina-Johnson, who is also
a Head of Classical Music department at Leeds College of Music and a
member of LUCOS (Leeds University Centre for Opera Studies), organized
a concert on André Tchaikowsky's birthday (November 1st, 2013)
dedicated to his compositions (he would have been 78 years old). Featured
was Arioso e Fuga per Clarinetto Solo played by Janet Hilton.
Hilton - November 2013
both Arioso e Fuga per Clarinetteo Solo and Clarinet
Sonata Opus 1 (with pianist Nico de Villiers) in concert on
November 1, 2013. Learn
More about the concert.
Learn More (pdf file)
More (Blog) with this interview between pianist Nico de Villiers
and Janet Hilton.
Here (pdf) to read Nico de Villers' comments on André
e Fuga per Clarinetto Solo
is published by Josef
Weinberger and appears in their catalog of André Tchaikowsky
published works. Click Here
for a PDF copy of the André Tchaikowsky Weinberger catalog.
the biography The
neighbor of André Tchaikowsky, when he was living at the home
of Judy and Michael Arnold at 60 Wood Vale, was clarinetist Gervase
de Peyer, then first chair in the London Symphony Orchestra. Gervase
showed an interest in André's compositions and André promised
to write Gervase a solo work for clarinet. The result was the Arioso
e Fuga per Clarinetto Solo. The original manuscript is in the Josef