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The Lyrical Bass Clarinet with Hannah Shilvock & Viola Lenzi

bass clarinet and piano

The Lyrical Bass Clarinet with Hannah Shilvock & Viola Lenzi
The Lyrical Bass Clarinet with Hannah Shilvock & Viola Lenzi

Time & Location

04 Aug 2024, 12:45

St Ann's Church, 18 Dawson St, Dublin 2, D02 YV57, Ireland

About the Event


Dirk Brossé - Elegy

Sebastian Tozzola - Paisaje Folklórico Nr.2Edvard Grieg - Movement 2 from cello sonata in A Minor, arr. bass clarinet & piano by George Shrapnell

Tyler Mazone - Reconciliation Sonata

V. Monti - Czardas


Viola Lenzi and Hannah Shilvock are a highly talented and passionate duo. They create captivating synergy through their performances, showcasing the virtuosity and beauty that bass clarinet & piano can offer. After starting to play together in 2022, the London based duo is actively seeking for opportunities to share their musical expertise in different venues, for cultural events and private engagements. They have recently given professional recitals in venues around the UK including Poole Lighthouse, St George’s Bristol and Chichester Cathedral. With an extensive repertoire spanning various periods and styles, Viola Lenzi and Hannah Shilvock, offer a unique blend of musicality and artistry that leaves the audience moved.

Hannah Shilvock | Originally from Somerset, Hannah Shilvock is an award-winning Brighton-based clarinet and bass clarinet specialist, renowned for showcasing the virtuosity of the bass clarinet. As a Selmer, BG France, RATstands, and DEBUT Classical Horizon Artist, she's celebrated for her pioneering work with the bass clarinet, with a vast range of repertoire under her belt - including her recent arrangements: Debussy’s Cello Sonata for bass clarinet and piano, published by Alea Publishing and Gymnopédie No.1 by Erik Satie.

Hannah has both an undergraduate and masters degree specialising in bass clarinet, having studied with Helen Paskins, Anthony Pike and Paolo De Gaspari. Hannah’s expertise extends from being an active bass clarinet soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player to offering versatility as a woodwind doubler, proficient in clarinets (Bb, Eb, bass), flute/piccolo, and various saxophones. Beyond music, Hannah shares her passion as a yoga teacher, teaching both online and in Brighton.

Viola Lenzi | Italian-born Viola Lenzi started studying piano at the Pietro Mascagni in Livorno, where she received a first-class Bachelor’s under the guidance of Monica Cecchi and a Master’s in Piano Performance with Maurizio Baglini. Viola moved to London in 2018 to study at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she completed her Postgraduate Advanced Diploma with Sergio Desimone and Tirimo Martino. Viola participated in many masterclasses given by prestigious pianists such as Micha Dacic, Daniel Rivera, Sergio De Simone, Jeffrey Swann, Pascal Rogé, Martino Tirimo, Megumi Masaki, Stephan Loges and Dr Emily Kilpatrick. As passionate collaborative pianist, she works for the Livorno Classical Music Festival, as repetiteur of “All Aboard Opera!” company and has an active classical music duo with Hannah Shilvock.

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