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Andrew Sparling (Clarinet, Clarinet Bass, Clarinet Eflat) ProfileAlso: Clarinet Classical 

Orchestral bookings (since May 2012)

  • Orchestras: Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Regency Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Lontano, New London Sinfonia, Sinfonia ViVA.
  • Chamber Groups: Apartment House.
  • Festivals/Festival Orchestras: Stour Music Festival.
  • Shows: Les Miserables.
  • Education Work: English Chamber Orchestra Education.

Andrew's orchestral work also includes

the BBC Concert Orchestra (Guest Principal), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (Bass clarinet), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Guest Principal), Philharmonia Orchestra (Guest Principal), London Sinfonietta (Guest Principal, Bass clarinet and Contrabass clarinet), New Kent Opera (Principal), Broomhill Opera (Principal), Tète-è-Téte Opera (Guest Principal), Swansea Ballet Russe, Grange Park Opera (Principal), Excellent Device (Principal and E-flat), Wren Orchestra, Leipzig Chamber Orchestra (Guest Principal), Tenerife Symphony Orchestra (Guest Principal), Opus 20 (Principal), Bournemouth Sinfonietta and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Andrew's theatre work includes the west end productions of South Pacific, Brigadoon and the King & I. His studio work includes a CD with the Philharmonia, and sessions for Nick Holland - one session involved Ian Botham jumping in a lake!

Andrew Sparling has played guest principal clarinet with many UK orchestras, including the BBC Scottish, Philharmonia, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Sinfonietta, Sinfonia ViVA, New Kent Opera and Grange Park Opera.

Andrew also appears regularly with many of the most important Contemporary Music Ensembles in the UK, including the Almeida Opera, Apartment House, Chroma, Double Image, Ensemble Exposè, Gemini, Lontano and the Michael Nyman Band.

As a soloist and chamber musician Andrew performs regularly with the pianist, Thalia Myers and he has also joined the Brindisi Quartet to perform the Mozart Clarinet Quintet, and also the first performance of Gabriel Jackson's Quintet: In Prairial and Thermidor. Andrew has given solo and chamber recitals in the UK, Europe, USA, the Far East and the Middle East.

Andrew has been invited to give recitals at the London Festival of Chamber Music, run by the English String Quartet, every year since 2001

In May 2000, he made his concerto debut at the Royal Festival Hall with the Philharmonia playing the Capriccio Notturno by the French composer, Nicholas Bacri.

Andrew also performs on period instruments, and plays principal clarinet in Charles Hazelwood's orchestra The Mozart Collective, taking part in the BBC 2 drama-documentary series "The Genius of Mozart" broadcast in 2004. Andrew acted the role of clarinettist Anton Stadler and the photo in Andrew's photo gallery (click on the RHS Photo Gallery link) shows him rehearsing Mozart's Clarinet Quintet with the composer. He has since played principal clarinet with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (including a run of Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride at Covent Garden, on baroque clarinets), Classical Opera Company, Armonico Consort and the Tallis Scholars.

Andrew's recordings include

Andrew's New Works, NMC D092 cd was reviewed in Music Web.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

Clare College, Cambridge (MA in Music) and Guildhall School of Music & Drama (PGDip).

Schools attended

Bulmershe Comprehensive & Desborough Comprehensive, Maidenhead.

Prizes and Awards

  • Countess of Munster Trust Award
  • Tunbridge Wells Young Concert Artists' (winner of the wind prize, 1985)

Teachers

Angela Fussell, Thea King, David Campbell, Antony Pay & Jack McCaw

Andrew joined Morgensterns in July 1987

Andrew's web profile was last updated 25th May 2017

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Andrew Sparling (Clarinet, Clarinet Bass, Clarinet Eflat) ProfileAlso: Clarinet Classical 

Andrew appears regularly with many of the most important Contemporary Music Ensembles in the UK, including the Almeida Opera, Apartment House, Chroma, Double Image, Ensemble Exposè, Gemini, Lontano, Michael Nyman Band.

As a soloist and chamber musician Andrew performs regularly with the pianist, Thalia Myers and he has also joined the Brindisi Quartet to perform the Mozart Clarinet Quintet, and also the first performance of Gabriel Jackson's Quintet: In Prairial and Thermidor. Andrew has given solo and chamber recitals in the UK, Europe, USA, the Far East and the Middle East.

Andrew has been invited to give recitals at the London Festival of Chamber Music, run by the English String Quartet, every year since 2001

In May 2000, he made his concerto debut at the Royal Festival Hall with the Philharmonia playing the Capriccio Notturno by the French composer, Nicholas Bacri.

Andrew also performs on period instruments, and plays principal clarinet in Charles Hazelwood's orchestra The Mozart Collective, taking part in Charles Hazelwood's the BBC 2 drama-documentary series "The Genius of Mozart" broadcast in 2004. Andrew acted the role of clarinettist Anton Stadler and the photo in Andrew's photo gallery (click on the RHS Photo Gallery link) shows him rehearsing Mozart's Clarinet Quintet with the composer.

Andrew's recordings include

Andrew's New Works, NMC D092 cd was reviewed in Music Web.

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Andrew Sparling (Clarinet, Clarinet Bass, Clarinet Eflat) ProfileAlso: Clarinet Classical 

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Andrew Sparling (Clarinet, Clarinet Bass, Clarinet Eflat) ProfileAlso: Clarinet Classical 

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The premier UK agency for Orchestral and Session Musicians.

If you require musicians for a concert, recital or to enhance an event,
please call Morgensterns Teleteam.