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Larger-than-life French oboist François Leleux brings his enormous charisma and abundant skills to a sunny chamber recital alongside SCO Principal Players.

He is soloist in Mozart’s bright and cheerful Oboe Quartet, and the programme also includes two rarely heard pieces for unusual ensembles: Prokofiev’s circus-style Quintet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and double bass; and one of Hindemith's sparkling duos for clarinet and double bass.

JC Bach: Quintet in D major
Prokofiev: Quintet
Hindemith: Duo for Clarinet and Double Bass
Pleyel: Trio Op 47/2 in G
Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F, K370

François Leleux: Oboe
Alison Mitchell: Flute
Maximiliano Martín: Clarinet
Andrea Cellacchi: Bassoon
Stephanie Gonley: Violin
Simone van der Giessen: Viola
Philip Higham: Cello
Nikita Naumov: Double Bass

Photo by Thomas Kost

 

Chamber Sunday: Prokofiev, Rossini, Mozart