In his second CD for Clarinet and Saxophone Classics, the distinguished French clarinettist Philippe Cuper plays music by three French composers. The main work is the Concerto da Camera Op.61 by Nicolas Bacri which was written for Philippe Cuper. This recording was taken from the first public performance given in Ostend, Belgium in the presence of the composer which also included Bacri – Im Volkston Op.43 ,the Divertimento Op37b and Adams Dances from American Letters Op35.
Also included on this fascinating disc of little known but intriguing are Disco toccata by Guillaume Connesson and Trio by Anthony Girard. All the works are supported by a full and informative booklet.
- Nicolas Bacri: Im Volkston Op.43, Divertimento Op.37b, Adams Dances (American Letters No 3) Op.35 no.3 and Concerto da Camera Op.61
- Guillaume Connesson: Disco toccata
- Anthony Girard: Trio
Philippe Cuper clarinet Marianne Piketty violin Noëlle Santos viola Eric Watelle cello Cécile Hugonnard-Roche pian Collegium Instrumentale Brugense with conductor Patrick Peire
‘Philippe Cuper’s brilliant clarinet playing is by turns stunning and sensitive. A rewarding and entertaining disc.’
Playing Time: 69 mins.