CLARINET

Julian Bliss on tour with Royal Northern Sinfonia

Credit: Conn-Selmer

Julian Bliss is performing the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and principal conductor Dinis Sousa this week across the UK. He is performing at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham tonight (Tuesday 20th February), in Birmingham Town Hall on Wednesday 21st, Beacon Hall in Bristol on Thursday 22nd. Julian will conclude theRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Julian Bliss is artist-in-residence at Temple’s Holy Week Festival

Credit: Conn-Selmer

Julian Bliss is artist-in-residence at Temple Music Foundation’s Holy Week Festival which takes place 24th – 31st March 2024 in the beautiful Temple Church, London. Throughout the week Julian will perform 3 concerts, with programmes including Mozart’s Quintet for Piano & Winds, Howell’s Rhapsody Quintet and Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. He is joined byRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Out Now: Julian Bliss’ Divine Mischief

In Spring 2023, Julian Bliss joined the Baylor University Wind Ensemble and conductor Eric Wilson in Texas, USA to record the album Divine Mischief. SIGNUM releases the album today on all streaming platforms. The album consists of three fantastic works: John Mackey’s Clarinet Concerto (Divine Mischief), Morton Gould’s Derivations, and Zhou Tian’s Sinfonia.

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Julian Bliss’ mini-residency in Liverpool

Credit: Ben Wright

Julian Bliss is currently in Liverpool for three days of performances and workshops. In the first performance, on Thursday 26th October, he performs perform Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Chief Conductor Domingo Hindoyan. The following evening he is joined by British pianist James Baillieu for a clarinet and pianoRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Julian Bliss is first Artist in Residence at Yehudi Menuhin School

Credit: Conn-Selmer

We are delighted to announce that Julian Bliss will be the first Artist in Residence at the Yehudi Menuhin School for the 23/24 season. He joins them several times over the year for a range of projects, including his first concert on 28th September when he appears alongside Maxim Rysanov and Dasol Kim for anRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Julian Bliss makes his debut with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Credit: Conn-Selmer

Julian Bliss is in Singapore for two performances of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra at Victoria Concert Hall. Julian will also be visiting the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore to lead a clarinet masterclass to work with the conservatoire’s clarinet students. More info here. Julian gave a shortRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Julian Bliss back on the road with Mackey’s ‘Divine Mischief’

Credit: Ben Wright

This month, Julian Bliss is back on tour with John Mackey’s new Clarinet Concerto ‘Divine Mischief’. Following tonight’s (6th Feb) performance with the Texas Tech University Wind Ensemble and Sarah McKoin, Julian takes the Mackey to Washington, D.C. with the US Airforce Band and Colonel Don Schofield (16th Feb), and to Bloomington, Indiana with theRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

‘The Genius of Gershwin’: Julian Bliss Septet at Ronnie Scott’s

On Sunday 5th March, the Julian Bliss Septet will be performing at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, the home of jazz in the UK. Their programme, The Genius of Gershwin, celebrates the composer’s genius and his amazing talent for combining classical music with jazz. The septet will be performing some of his most beloved tunes, includingRead more ›

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News

Julian Bliss on tour with John Mackey’s Clarinet Concerto

This week, Julian Bliss begins his tour of John Mackey’s Clarinet Concerto Divine Mischief with the Baylor University School of Music Wind Ensemble and Director of Bands Eric Wilson. Starting at Baylor University in Waco (16 Dec), with further performances in Broken Arrow, OK (18 Dec), St. Louis, MO (19 Dec) and West Aurora, ILRead more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Julian Bliss gives world premiere of new Clarinet Concerto by John Mackey

Credit: Conn-Selmer

On Tuesday 18 October with the Dallas Winds and conductor Jerry Junkin, Julian Bliss gives the world premiere of Divine Mischief, a new Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble written for him by the eminent composer John Mackey. Following the premiere and a further performance with Baylor University’s Wind Ensemble and their Director of Bands,Read more ›

Tagged with:
Posted in News