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Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 – 1767)

Sonata in A minor

-Siciliana -Spirituoso -Andante

Carl Maria von Weber (1786 – 1826)

Concertino for Clarinet Op. 26

William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982)

Frensham Pond – Aquaelle for clarinet & piano

Louis Spohr (1784 – 1859)

Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in C minor, op. 26

Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992)

-Ausencias (The Absent)

-Nuevo Mundo (New World)

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Phil Bonser BMus (Hons) AKC
Phil read music at King’s college, London from 1990-1993, studying clarinet with the wonderful Angel Malsbury at the Royal Academy of Music in London. After two years as a primary school teacher in London he escaped into the world of corporate IT working for Marks & Spencer then Debenhams. In 2009 he set up his own business – The Friendly Computer Man. Musically, Phil has continued to teach and play since graduating from King’s and now enjoys giving regular concerts with Dorothy as his accompanist. Since 2016 he has played a highly prized Peter Eaton “Elite” clarinet. His favourite lunch is cheese (with tomato) on toast and he likes to wear rainbow socks.

Dorothy Raven GRSM
Dorothy trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London where she studied Piano, cello and organ. A year at London University led to teaching in secondary schools. Dorothy enjoys choral conducting and has been Conductor of Buckingham Choral Society, and church choirs in Buckingham, Hertford and Albury a small village and small but enthusiastic choir. Dorothy’s main love is accompanying (particularly Phil). She is married to Rev Tony Raven who is also a pianist, organist and highly prized page turner