Friends of the Clarinet

Wednesday / January 28, 2009 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
United States

Friends of the Clarinet present two major works for the clarinet: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581, and Béla Bartók's Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano. Both works demonstrate the great maturity of the composers and explore new techniques for the clarinet with respect to tone-quality, meter, and rhythm. The performers include three Berklee faculty members: Colin Belise, viola; Peter Cokkinias, clarinet; and Kari Juusela, cello, as well as Peter Krysa and Adele Ohki on violin and Kanako Nishikawa on piano.