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Joseph Horovitz Memorial Concert

18 October 2022 7:30 pm


On Tuesday 18 October at 7.30pm, there will be a memorial concert at Leighton House, London, organised by the Kensington and Chelsea Music Society, paying tribute to the eminent Austrian-born British composer and conductor Joseph Horovitz, who sadly died earlier this year. The programme will include his Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano and his String Quartet no.5. His widow Anna and their daughters will be present.

London Chamber Ensemble
Madeleine Mitchell violin
Gordon MacKay violin
Bridget Carey viola
Joseph Spooner cello
James Gilbert clarinet
Julian Chan piano
William Vann piano

preceded, at 6:30pm, by the KCMS AGM

Lili Boulanger Nocturne for Violin and Piano
Nadia Boulanger Three pieces for Cello and Piano
Joseph Horovitz Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano
Joseph Horovitz String Quartet No. 5

Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115

The Austrian-born British composer and conductor Joseph Horovitz (1926-2022) was a Vice President of KCMS for many years. We hear his music alongside that of his teacher, Nadia Boulanger, her sister Lili and, from his native Vienna, Brahms’s famous Clarinet Quintet and, arranged for the forces present, Johann Strauss the Younger’s famous Kaiser-Walzer. We dedicate this concert to the memory of Joseph and his work.

For full details and to book, click here.

Image: Joseph Horovitz


18 October 2022
7:30 pm
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Leighton House
12 Holland Park Road, Kensington
London, W14 8LZ United Kingdom
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