D&G International Music Festival presents internationally acclaimed, husband and wife duo, Steven Osborne and Jean Johnson.
Pianist Steven Osborne is one of Britain’s foremost musicians, renowned for his idiomatic approach to a wide variety of repertoire from the mainstream classical works of Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms to the rarefied worlds of Messiaen, Tippett and Britten. He has won numerous awards and prizes including the 2009 Gramophone Award for his recording of Britten’s works for piano and orchestra, as well as first prize at both the Naumburg International Competition (New York) and Clara Haskil Competition.
Clarinettist Jean Johnson enjoys a varied musical career that includes orchestral, chamber, and solo performances. Jean began her career in Asia, playing 1st clarinet with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra from 1998 until 2005. Since moving to Britain, Jean appears regularly with all the major Scottish orchestras. As a guest principal she has worked with the Bergen Philharmonic, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.
Programme to include: Brahms Clarinet Sonata in F Minor, Op. 120 no.1, Gershwin Preludes and Schumann Romance.