ROSL Artistic Director Geoff Parkin chats with clarinettist Robert Plane (ROSL Gold Medal winner 1992) about his career and forthcoming move to become Head of Woodwind at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Mark Boden wrote his Clarinet Concerto in 2018 as a commission for BBCNOW and their principal clarinettist Robert Plane, to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the orchestra.
In this video, Rob talks about the concerto and informally performs a few excerpts from the solo clarinet part.
Robert Plane performs Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto on tour with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, at the Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts, in July 2012.
Robert Plane performs Igor Stravinsky’s ‘Three Pieces for clarinet solo’, live at Queen’s University Belfast in January 2019.
Robert Plane performs Pierre Boulez’s ‘Dialogue de l’ombre double’ for clarinet and electronics, live at the Corbridge Chamber Music Festival 2018.