It’s not every day you meet a musician who’s the complete package, but Jörg Widmann – dazzling composer, inspiring conductor and clarinettist extraordinaire – is exactly that.

He’s an artist with a serious sense of fun, and today he plays a delightfully operatic showpiece by Weber, conducts his own anarchic homage to Beethoven, and then throws caution to the winds in Beethoven’s very wildest symphony. Hold on to your seats…

About Beethoven's Seventh Symphony

Full programme

  • Weber, Clarinet Quintet (arranged for orchestra)  (25mins)
  • Widmann, Con brio  (12mins)
  • Widmann, Three Shadow Dances  (10mins)
  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 7  (36mins)


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    Jörg Widmann

    Conductor / Clarinet