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June 14th 2018

Number: 2 | Volume: 43

This issue's articles include:

Karl-Heinz Steffens
The Berlin Phil principal clarinet-turned-conductor tells Michael Pearce about his career and what encouraged him to step full time on to the podium
Michael Pearce
BBC Young Musician 2018
For the second time running, a saxophonist made it through to the grand final of BBC Young Musician. Chris Walters and Stephane Reeve profile this year's competition and meet Rob Burton, the young sax player of the moment
Chris Walters
A passion for saxophone
Howard Goodall has composed a major new setting of the biblical passion with a soloistic role for the saxophone. He tells Chris Walters about his vision for the work
Chris Walters
Playing Malcolm's clarinet works
Few clarinettists can claim to have had such a close working relationship with the composer Malcolm Arnold as CASSGB president Janet Hilton. In this article she recounts experiences from a Lifetime's collaborative endeavour
Janet Hilton
A concerto for... nine saxes
Composer Michael Wolters introduces his new work There are more of them than us, 'a queer concerto' for nine saxophones and orchestra
Michael Wolters
Vive la clarinette!
Chris Walters reports from the Festival Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo, Monaco's annual classical music festival, which this year chose to focus on the clarinet 'in all its states'
Chris Walters
Jazz and gender
Jazz is one of the primary musical genres for clarinettists and saxophonists, but why are there so many more male jazz performers than female? Dr Josephine Davies offers a personal take on a complex subject
Josephine Davies
Special report: a world premiere
Michael Pearce reports on the world premiere of Testament, a concerto for alto saxophone and orchestra by Jeffery Wilson
Michael Pearce
Quintets for single reed and string quartet
As part of her series of articles on the CASSGB Library, Stephanie Reeve highlights some of the collection's works for string quartet and clarinet or saxophone
Stephanie Reeve

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