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January 2019 Newsletter


Announcement by VIP Anneliene Van Wauwe regarding 29 April Enrollment for Clarinetists at the Antwerp Conservatory in Belgium



5 hr

Admissions for my clarinet class @ Antwerp Conservatory: April 29th 2019…/woodwi…/register/bachelor/toelating

2 January 2019

VIP Wenzel Fuchs in Konzert at Salvena Hopfgarten

Mittwoch, 2. Jänner 2019, 20 Uhr, Salvena Hopfgarten
Neujahrskonzert in Hopfgarten von Klassik bis Flamenco & Jazz – und ein Heimspiel für Wenzel Fuchs

Wenzel Fuchs – Klarinette
Ramón Jaffé – Violoncello
Monica Gutman – Klavier
Yasuko Fuchs-Imanaga – Flöte

Zum Jahresbeginn haben wir nach den großen Erfolgen in den vergangenen Jahren auch heuer wieder einen glanzvollen musikalischen Start ins neue Jahr zu bieten: wir freuen uns über das vierte Neujahrskonzert in Hopfgarten.

Vielleicht die richtige Geschenkidee für Weihnachten...? Gerne stellen wir auch Geschenkgutscheine aus!

Diesmal kann sich das Publikum wieder über ein Heimspiel des aus Brixen stammenden Wenzel Fuchs freuen. Der gefeierte Soloklarinettist der Berliner Philharmoniker wird beim Neujahrskonzert gemeinsam mit seiner Frau, der Flötistin Yasuko Imanaga auf der Bühne stehen. Pianistin Monica Gutman und Ramon Jaffé (Violoncello) – als künstlerischer Leiter des Kammermusikfestes in Hopfgarten bestens bekannt – komplettieren die hochkarätige Besetzung des Neujahrskonzertes in der Hopfgartner Salvena.

Die vier spielen ein exklusiv für diesen Abend zusammengestelltes Programm mit Werken großer Komponisten mit ausgewählter Kammermusik von der Wiener Klassik über Tango, Flamenco & Jazz.


– Joseph Haydn - Londoner Trio Nr. 1 C-Dur Hob IV:1 für Flöte, Klarinette & Violoncello
                  1. Allegro moderato
                  2. Andante
                  3. Finale. Vivace
– Franz Danzi - Variationen über "La ci darem la mano" aus Mozarts "Don Giovanni" für Violoncello & Klavier
– Frédéric Chopin - Variationen über ein Thema von Rossini für Flöte und Klavier
– Aaron Copland - El salon Mexico für Klavier
– Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Konzertstück Nr. 2 op 114 für Klarinette, Violoncello & Klavier


George Gershwin - 3 Preludes für Klarinette & Klavier
– Astor Piazzolla - Oblivión für Flöte, Violoncello & Klavier
– Pedro Bacán / Ramon Jaffé - Guajira für Violoncello
– Astor Piazzolla
- Winter & Frühling aus den 4 Jahreszeiten, in einer Fassung für Flöte, Klarinette, Violoncello & Klavier


Infobüro (TVB) Hopfgarten

•   € 20,– im Vorverkauf
•   € 22,– an der Abendkasse
•   € 12,– für junge Leute bis 26
•   Kinder bis 14 Jahre frei.

2 - 5 January 2019

Clarinettissimo Festival 2019

Brugge, Belgium


3 - 6 January 2019

Norddeutsche Klarinettentage

Bremen, Germany

6 January 2019

Blaserphilharmonie Salzburg New Years Konzert

Salzburg, Austria

6 January 2019

New World Orchestra Concert with Soloist Lorenzo Losco - Clarinetist with the Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

7 - 9 January 2019


VIP Nicola Jurgensen Master Classes and Konzert

Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany


7 - 12 January 2019

Kilian Herold Master Class



10 - 12 January 2019  - Cancelled

VIP Wenzel Maria Fuchs, Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker, Performs Copland Clarinet Concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony



Symphony No. 31 "Paris"


Clarinet Concerto

Guillaume Connesson

Les Cites de Lovecraft


An American in Paris

Krzysztof Urbański


Wenzel Fuchs


10 - 13 january 2019

Concorso Internazionale per clarinetto

taranto-puglia, italy

12 January 2019

Trio de Anches concert with vip alessandro carbonare

rome, italy

12 - 13 january 2019

montevallo single reed symposium - dr lori ardevino, director

montevallo, alabama

12 - 13 January 2019

VIP Piero Vincente Master Classes

pescara, italy

12 january and later dates in the next few months

VIP anat cohen in concert at carnegie hall premiere and at chicago symphony center
Tour Dates
Hello Good People & Happy New Year!

I am extremely excited to bring my Tentet to Carnegie Hall and to the Chicago Symphony Center! I love this band and I love collaborating with its Musical Director, my long-time friend Oded Lev-Ari. We will be premiering "Triple Helix," - a concerto written by Oded for the Tentet and me, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall + the Chicago Symphony Center Presents. We will also be performing some other new music and existing repertoire!

After the premiere, I look forward to bringing the Tentet to Europe for the first time in April! Then we'll be returning to the West Coast, USA in May of 2019. 

Full list of gigs below – click the links for tickets and more info!

Jan 12 / New York, NY / Carnegie Hall / Tentet
Feb 01 / Chicago, IL / Symphony Center / Tentet co-bill with Joshua Redman Quartet
Feb 27 - Mar 03 / St Louis, MO / Jazz at the BistroQuartet
Mar 07 / Quito, EC / Festival Ecuador Jazz / Anat Cohen & Trio Brasileiro
Mar 22 / Detroit, MI / The Cube / Anat Cohen & Kendrick Scott

Apr 21 / Terni, IT / Umbria Jazz Spring / Tentet 
Apr 23-27 / Bern, CH / Jazzfestival Bern / Tentet
Apr 29 / Basel, CH / Volkshaus Basel / Tentet
Apr 30 / Verona, IT / Teatro Ristori / Tentet

May 10 / Appleton, WI / Memorial Chapel at Lawrence University / Quartet
May 16 / La Jolla, CA / The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts CenterQuartet 
May 17 / Edmonds, WA / Edmonds Center for the Arts / Tentet
May 18 / Bellingham, WA / Mount Baker Theatre / Tentet 
May 19 / San Francisco, CA / SFJAZZ Center / Tentet 
May 20 / Santa Cruz, CA / Kuumbwa Jazz Center / Tentet 

Stay tuned for more gig announcements and album info at
VIDEO: Anat Cohen Tentet

13 January 2019 - 11 am

internationally renowned clarinetist sharon kam performs mozart clarinet concerto with the Württembergisches Kammerorchester at the Royal Concertgebouw

amsterdam, the netherlands

Sharon Kam will play Mozart, the composer who wrote for clarinet as if it were a human voice. The Württemberg Chamber Orchestra will also play works by Holst and Rota.
The Sunday Morning Concert
The Sunday Morning Concert brings you wonderful and much-loved compositions, performed by top musicians from the Netherlands and abroad. Enjoy the most beautiful music in the morning! You can make your Sunday complete by taking a guided tour after the concert (please note: this tours are held in Dutch), or enjoying a delicious post-concert champagne brunch in the Pleinfoyer.

The Royal Concertgebouw
The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the best concert halls in the world, famous for its exceptional acoustics and varied programme. Attend a concert and have an experience you will never forget. Come and enjoy inspiring music in the beautiful surroundings of the Main Hall or the intimate Recital Hall.


  • Holst - St. Paul's Suite, op. 29, nr. 2, H. 118
  • Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A major, KV 622
  • Rota - Concerto per archi

This concert has no intermission

Württembergisches Kammerorchester
Sharon Kam
Case Scaglione

13 January 2019

university of Arizona Clarinet Day with vip wonkak kim - dr jackie glazier, host

tucson, arizona

13 - 14 January 2019

VIP Alessandro Carbonare Master classes


13 - 19 January 2019

Francesco Nigreni Solo Clarinet Tour with Finzi Clarinet Concerto with Rune Bergmann & Argovia Philharmonic

So, 13. Januar 2019, 17.00 Uhr, Aarau

Di, 15. Januar 2019, 19.30 Uhr, Aarau
Do, 17. Januar 2019, 20.00 Uhr, Rheinfelden
Fr, 18. Januar 2019, 19.30 Uhr, Baden
Sa, 19. Januar 2019, 19.30 Uhr, Muri


15 January 2019

Berlin philharmonic wind quintet 30th anniversary concert at the Berlin chamber philharmonie and information on their 18th USA tour
us cities performance sites included on the above links

16 January 2019

Pierre Genisson Recital and Master Class at Buffet-Crampon New York Showroom

New York City

17- 20 January 2019

Chamber Music America National Conference

New York City

CMA's 2019 National Conference is right around the corner! Have you registered?! Tomorrow is the last day for online registration. Don't miss the 41st annual event, January 17-20, 2019. For more information, click here:

Register Now for CMA's 2019 National Conference, Building Equitable Communities! Author, journalist and MacArthur Fellow Ta-Nehisi Coates will address attendees during the Friday session, and Saturday will feature an in-depth discussion with We Have Voice, the dynamic collective of musicians, performers, scholars, and thinkers working to bring awareness to issues of inequity in the performing arts.

Connect with colleagues from around the country during our Saturday Night Soireé and applaud as CMA presents it's 2019 Visionary Award to the PUBLIQuartet. The event will feature music by the Samuel Torres Sextet.

On Sunday we will honor the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM)with the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award for being an inspirational leader and contributions to modern music. Don't miss these exciting sessions and performances.

Online registration ends January 4th at 9pm (EST). For more information about the conference, events, and performances please visit:

17 - 20 January 2019

Davide Lattuada BCl Master Classes

Olgiate Comasco, Italy

19 - 20 january 2019

VIP and renowned soloist karel dohnal performs copland clarinet concerto (called on short notice to replace ailing martin frost) with the bamberg symphonier

Aaron Copland, Konzert für Klarinette und Orchester
Bohuslav Martinů, Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 4 »Incantation«
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphonie Nr. 41 C-Dur KV 551 »Jupiter«

Jakub Hrůša, Dirigent
Karel Dohnal, Klarinette
Ivo Kahánek, Klavier

19 january 2019

Aeolus Quartet & Senior vip Franklin Cohen  perform mozart clarinet quintet k581 at

 The Village Theater with the Chamber Music society of detroit, Michigan




“This is clearly a string quartet to watch."
-  Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Cohen’s mastery of his instrument is complete and inspirational...
magnificent freedom and expression."

-  The Oakwood Register


The Village Theater at Cherry Hill
50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Canton, MI 48188


Beethoven: String Quartet in D major, Op. 18, No. 3
Ben Johnston: String Quartet No. 4, “Amazing Grace”
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581

The CMSD’s new Cherry Hill Series continues as the Aeolus Quartet is joined by revered clarinetist Franklin Cohen, former principal of the Cleveland Orchestra. 

Both the Aeolus Quartet and Mr. Cohen have become regulars at the CMSD.  Mr. Cohen’s past CMSD performances were with pianist Menahem Pressler in 2014-15 and the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio in 2016-17.   The Aeolus Quartet has appeared regularly at the CMSD since 2014, in several concerts and in educational programs reaching over 15,000 students.

Mr. Cohen and the Aeolus Quartet will perform together Mozart’s beloved Clarinet Quintet in A major.  Also on the program are early Beethoven masterpiece and the one-movement Fourth String Quartet by American composer Ben Johnston, Variations on “Amazing Grace.”

20 january 2019

Max reger concert with Ruzaliia Kasimova

moscow, russia

20 january 2019

vip sabine grofmeier benny goodman tribute concert

hamburg, germany

20 january 2019

Tennessee tech clarinet day

cookville, tennessee

The Tennessee Tech Clarinet EXTRAVAGANZA is just a few days away (Sunday, January 20th from 9:00-4:00)! We are so excited and hope to see you here! All ages and abilities are welcome! We will have a warm-up class, masterclass, presentations, reed class, a group reading session, and the day ends with a spectacular recital by Brooks Thon (and Dr. Cramer).

20 january 2019

virginia commonwealth university clarinet & saxophone spectacular

richmond, virginia

23 january 2019

lenin izzaguirre Master class

paris, france

24 January 2019

Moscow, Russia

On January 24, 2019, a concert dedicated to clarinetist national artist of Russia Professor Raphael Bagdassaryan will take place. On the birthday of the maestro, graduates of his class, students of the Moscow Conservatory and the college at the Conservatory, will present musical gifts in memory of their wonderful teacher. The concert will take place in the concert hall of the academic music college at the Moscow Conservatory at

24 January 2019

Ruzaliia Kasimova Concert including Mozart Clarinet Concerto  at the Moscow Conservatory in Myaskovsky Hall

Moscow, Russia

In the program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concert for clarinet with orchestra, k. 622
Ferruccio Busoni
Concertina for clarinet with orchestra, CIT. 48
Igor Stravinsky
Three plays for clarinet solo
Mikhail Cocks
Sonata-Fantasy Lucrezia Borgia for clarinet and piano
Arnold Schoenberg
Quintet for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, CIT. 9

Ruzaliâ, - clarinet

Chamber Orchestra
Conductor - Oleg Khudyakov

Konstantin Emelianov - piano
Maria Urybina - Flute
Polina šupilova - violin
Vladislav Almakaev - Cello

24 - 27 jANUARY 2019



26 january 2019

vip john bruce yeh  (chicago symphony) performs nielsen clarinet concerto with the illinois symphony

springfield, illinois

Experience the extraordinary sounds of Scandinavia with Grieg’s mythical Peer Gynt Suite, Nielsen’s daring Clarinet Concerto with Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Assistant Principal Clarinetist John Bruce Yeh and the triumphant Fifth Symphony of Sibelius. A night of Nordic noteworthiness you will not want to miss.

john bruce yeh explains about the nielsen clarinet concerto

26 january 2019

VIP antonio tinelli concert

26 January 2019

master class with lenin izaguirre at the Paris International conservatory

paris, france

26 January 2019

nicholas Carpenter Master Class

London, United Kingdom

26 - 27 January 2019

Luis Gomes Master Classes

27 January 2019

George mason university clarinet day

with Guest artists david jones (Kennedy center opera orchestra) and the United states air force band clarinet quartet

fairfax, virginia

We're excited to announce that registration is officially open for the 2019 Mason Clarinet Day! Admission is free but please follow this link ( to register so you are eligible for our raffle. We hope to see you on January 27!

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