Rob’s disc of Hungarian works will be released by Champs Hill Records in September 2017. Including Bartok Contrasts, Dohnanyi Sextet and the world premiere recording of ‘Chamber Folk Music’ by Tibor Serly, he is joined by members of the Gould Piano Trio, horn player Alec Frank-Gemmill and viola player David Adams.

Composer Mark Boden is composing a clarinet concerto for Rob, to be premiered in March 2018 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Cardiff.


Rehearsals move north to Northumberland the night before the start of our 19th Corbridge Chamber Music Festival. Lovely to be back. Farrenc Clarinet Trio, Mendelssohn C minor Piano Trio and Weber Clarinet Quintet tomorrow, St.Andrew's Church, Corbridge. Join us if you can! ... See MoreSee Less

Such a pleasure to play Mozart and Howells with the fantastic Carducci Quartet last night. Thanks to The Guiting Festival for such a warm welcome, enthusiastic audience and fabulous food! ... See MoreSee Less

Such a pleasure to play Mozart and Howells with the fantastic Carducci Quartet last night. Thanks to The Guiting Festival for such a warm welcome, enthusiastic audience and fabulous food!

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Lovely picture of the garden <3

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Robert Plane, clarinet

Saturday 22nd features the world renowned Carducci Quartet performing with clarinettist Robert Plane, principal clarinet with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, who will have recently returned from his US tour. They will bring a link to Gloucestershire with Herbert Howells' Rhapsodic Quintet, preceding the Shostakovich Quartet No 8. The climax of the evening will be the superb Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major. ... See MoreSee Less

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