MozartClarinet Quintet in A majorBrahmsClarinet Quintet in B minorJohn Luther AdamsThe Wind in High Places [movement 2]Unleashing the power of chamber music through the quintets of Mozart and Brahms.Mozart and Brahms wrote just one clarinet quintet each, both in the final years of their lives. But its their inherent quality and charm, not only their solitary status, which has always made these quintets stand out amongst each composers repertoire.Mozarts is now not only one of his best-known pieces, but one of the most cherished in the clarinet repertoire, and its easy to see why: moments of understated virtuosity bloom from a soft, calm, mellow beauty. Brahms quintet - modelled on Mozarts, as so many of his works are - is similarly autumnal in mood, with waves of contemplative major and melancholic minor moods shifting like sunlight.One of Britains leading clarinettists, Matthew Hunt is a distinctive musician, renowned for the vocal quality of his playing and his ability to communicate with audiences. A keen and in-demand chamber musician, Matthew is a member of Sheffield-based chamber group Ensemble 260 as well as solo clarinettist with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Find out more at matthewhuntclarinet.com[Hunt] played so beautifully it was as though he wished to make the very air of the hall meltTokyo TimesScottish Ensemble is the UKs leading string orchestra; a group of outstanding musicians championing music for strings. Led by violinist Jonathan Morton, SE crosses genres, styles, musical periods and art forms to create new connections and offer new perspectives, whilst delivering rewarding live performances of the highest quality. Increasingly known for their bold and adventurous collaborations with artists from other fields, SE perform across Scotland, the UK and internationally.