Emma Johnson, Clarinet, Crucible Studio

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Heralded as ‘England’s best-loved clarinet player’ by BBC Music Magazine, Emma Johnson has been captivating audiences in the UK and abroad with her spontaneous and virtuosic performances ever since she won the BBC Young Musician of the Year Award in 1984.

Renowned for her persuasive interpretations and for her ability to draw rich and varied tones from her instrument, Emma has proved her mastery in performing the greatest works in the clarinet repertoire and presenting engaging concerts for young musicians.

‘One of our most celebrated musicians… infinitely graceful playing charged with Lenehan’s characteristic vitality and warmth.’ Classic FM magazine

In partnership with her long-time collaborator John Lenehan, Emma presents a sparkling programme that features at its heart two of the great landmark sonatas of the clarinet repertoire by Brahms and Saint-Saëns, framed by a series of dynamic and irresistible works.

There are a whole host of concerts during the Music in the Round season in Sheffield.

Emma Johnson plays on Saturday November 29 at 7.30pm.

There will be a Post-concert Q&A with Emma Johnson, John Lenehan and Angus Smith