Monday, 17 May 2021

Oboe chamber gems from Adrian Wilson and Ensemble 360 in Sheffield

Tim Horton (piano)

Friday 14 May, 1pm
Live-streamed performance
Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Edwin York Bowen (1884-1961): Sonata for Oboe and Piano, Op. 85

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956): Interlude for Oboe and String Quartet in A minor, Op. 21

Arnold Bax (1883-1953): Oboe Quintet

Adrian Wilson
© Andy Brown
'Adrian Wilson’s bright yet supple tones were matched by warmth from Tim Horton on the piano'.

'Wilson’s wailing cadenza-like passage was answered with ... impassioned playing from the strings'.
'A warm yet suitably introspective performance'.

'The spirit was infectious, with Wilson keeping them on the straight and narrow of the jig with precise articulation'.

Read my full review on Bachtrack here.

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