London Trio No.1 Haydn
(Allegro moderato – Andante – Vivace)
Carmen Suite Bizet
(Allegro Vivo – Allegretto – Allegro moderato – Allegro)
Chanson de Matin Elgar
Rage Over a Lost Penny Op.129 Beethoven
Lustige Musikanten Mainzer
The Kell Wind Trio are Alastair Roberts (flute) Geoffrey Smith (clarinet) Ian Harvey (bassoon)
The Kell Wind Trio has gained a reputation for giving lively and informative concerts which include music of many different styles and genres – from music of the Baroque to accessible music from the 20th and 21st centuries.
The Kell Wind Trio is named after the pioneering English instrumentalist Reginald Kell, who was the first clarinettist to use vibrato in orchestral concerts.
Alastair Roberts plays regularly with a number of orchestras in the Manchester area including the Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra and the Cheshire Sinfonia. He is a member of several chamber groups that perform regularly throughout the North West of England including the Telemann Baroque Ensemble.
Geoffrey Smith has been principal clarinet of the Stockport Symphony Orchestra since its inception in 1975. He also plays regularly as principal clarinet with both Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra and Cheshire Sinfonia. He has also appeared many times as soloist with these and other orchestras.
Ian Harvey was a Junior Exhibitioner at London’s Royal Academy of Music. His musical commitments include the position of principal bassoon with the Stockport Symphony Orchestra. He runs his own business repairing woodwind instruments.