Past Programs

November 23, 2018, 7:30pm – Harmony for Hope at Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church
November 24, 2018, 5pm – The Royal Room

Trio Pathetique
Carin Miller Packwood – Bassoon, Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Byron Schenkman and Jamie Namkung – Piano

  • Heitor Villa-Lobos – Trio
  • Homer Keller – Five Pieces for Clarinet and Bassoon
  • Camille Saint-Saens – Bassoon Sonata
  • Mikail Glinka – Trio Pathetique

October 12, 2018, 7:30pm – Harmony for Hope at Mercer Island Presbyterian Church

Music from Clarinettissimo
Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet,
Kevin Johnson – Piano

  • Gabrielsky – Grand Quartet No. 3
  • Nielsen – Concerto for Clarinet
  • Tenzer – Three Island Duets for two Clarinets
  • Messager – Solo de Concours
  • Mendelssohn – Concertpiece No. 2

October 6 and 7, 2018 – McKinley Hall – Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Clarinet Festival 2018
Eugene Mondie – Clarinet, Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet,
Kevin Johnson – Piano

  • Bernstein – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Nielsen – Concerto for Clarinet
  • Brahms – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Schumann – Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
  • Tenzer – Three Island Duets for two Clarinets
  • Gabrielsky – Grand Quartet No. 3
  • Baermann – Three Etudes
  • Messager – Solo de Concours
  • Marques – Acrylic Sonata
  • Osborne – Rhapsody for Clarinet Solo
  • Strauss – Tritsch Tratsch Polka

August 2, 2018, 7:30pm – Kubota Garden
August 3, 2018, 7:30pm – Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park
August 5, 2018, 7:30pm – Magnuson Park

Summer Parks Concerts
Kokopelli

  • Sean Osborn – Quintet for Clarinet and Strings “The Beatles”
  • Gavin Borchert – Quartet for Clarinet and Strings (2018)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Quintet in A major, K. 581 for Clarinet and Strings

June 4, 2018, 7:30pm – Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center

English Quintets
Kokopelli

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor – Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 10
  • Sean Osborn – Quintet for Clarinet and Strings “The Beatles”
  • Arthur Bliss – Qunitet for Clarinet and String Quartet (1932)

March 20, 2018, 7:30pm – Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center
March 23, 2018, 7:30pm – Harmony for Hope performance at Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church
March 26, 2018, 7pm – Panorama Auditorium, Lacey, WA

Crimson Trios
Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Eric Han – ‘Cello, Jessica Choe – Piano

  • Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Dan Welcher – Dante Dances
  • Aaron Jay Kernis – Trio in Red
  • Beethoven – Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11 “Gassenhauer”

October 7, 2017, 7pm – E. E. Bach Theater, McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Special Guest Recital
Laura Grantier – clarinet, Mary Kantor – Basset Horn

  • Carl Maria von Weber – Concertino in E-flat Major, Op. 26
  • Joan Tower – Wings for Solo Clarinet
  • Ferruccio Busoni – Elegie in E-flat Major, BV 286
  • Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Concertpiece No. 1, Op. 113 for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano

October 8, 2017, 7pm – E. E. Bach Theater, McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Recital
Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet
Laura Grantier – clarinet

  • Henri Rabaud – Solo de Concours
  • Gioachino Rossini – Introduction, Theme, and Variations
  • Dan Welcher – Dante Dances
  • Franz Doppler (arr. Johnston) – Andante and Rondo, Op. 25
  • Yvonne Desportes – French Suite for Clarinet Quartet
  • Sean Osborn – Mpingo Funk

October 2, 2016
Nickerson Studios, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Recital
Deborah Bish – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet
William Blayney – Conductor, Sean Osborn – clarinet
Jihye Chang – Piano

  • Ernest Chausson – Andante and Allegro for Clarinet and Piano
  • Wolfgang Mozart – Concerto for Clarinet in A, K. 622
  • Andre Messager – Solo de Concours
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (arr. Osborn) – Quartet in d minor, Op. 9 No. 3, after Streichtrio in c minor
  • Wolfgang Mozart – Allegretto con variazioni from Quintet K. 581

October 1, 2016
Nickerson Studios, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Deborah Bish Recital
Deborah Bish – Clarinet, Jihye Chang – Piano
Sean Osborn – Clarinet

  • Gabriel Pierne – Canzonetta, Op. 19
  • Paquito D’Rivera – Two Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
  • Louis Cahuzac – Variations sur un air du pays d’Oc
  • Eric Mandat – So What Elsa’s New?
  • Takashi Yoshimatsu – Fuzzy Bird Sonata
  • George Gershwin (arr. Dokshitser) – Rhapsody in Blue

October 4, 2015
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Recital
Eric Mandat – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet
William Blayney – Conductor, Sean Osborn – clarinet
Jessica Choe – Piano

  • Ernesto Cavallini – Adagto and Tarantella for Clarinet and Piano
  • Rudolf Jettel – 5 Grotesken fur Soloklarinette
  • Sean Osborn – A Day at the Opera/A Night at the Races
  • Bernhard Henrik Crusell – Second Concert Duet
  • Alfred Uhl – Divertimento for Three Clarinets and One Bass Clarinet
  • Wolfgang Mozart (arr. Craig) – Gran Partita – VII. Finale: Molto Allegro

October 3, 2015
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Eric Mandat Recital
Eric Mandat – Clarinet, Jessica Choe – Piano
Sean Osborn – Clarinet

  • Eric Mandat – Rrowzer!
  • Gerald Finzi – Five Bagatelles
  • Eric Mandat – 2 Cool 2 B Flat
  • Eric Mandat – The Moon in My Window
  • Eric Mandat – excerpts from Infinite Edges (2015)

October 5, 2014
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Recital
Robert DiLutis – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet
William Blayney – Conductor, Sean Osborn – clarinet
Kevin Johnson – Piano

  • Carl Maria von Weber – Concerto for Clarinet No. 1 in f minor
  • Sean Osborn – Romanza for Bass Clarinet and Piano
  • Alois Beerhalter – Divertissement for Basset Horn and Piano
  • Ferdinand David – Introduction, Theme, and Variations
  • Eugene Bozza – Sonatine for Clarinet Quartet
  • Percy Grainger – Molly on the Shore arr. for Clarinet Choir by Matt Johnson

October 4, 2014
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Robert DiLutis Recital
Robert DiLutis – Clarinet, Kevin Johnson – Piano
Sean Osborn – Clarinet

  • Eugene Bozza – Claribel
  • Louis Cahuzac – Cantilene
  • Luigi Bassi – Grand Duetto On Motives from Bellini’s “La Sonnambula” for Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet, and Piano
  • Victor Babin – Hillandale Waltzes
  • Louis Cahuzac – Arlequin
  • Joseph Horovitz – Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano

October 6, 2013
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Recital
Sean Osborn – clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Jenny Ziefel – Clarinet
William Blayney – Conductor, Rhonda Kline – Piano

  • Aaron Copland – Clarinet Concerto
  • Iamus – Alphard
  • Harald Genzmer – Sonatine and Piano
  • Sean Osborn – Suite of Music by William Byrd for Clarinet Quartet
  • Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody arr. for Clarinet Choir by K. Tod Kerstetter

October 5, 2013
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Bil Jackson Recital
Bil Jackson – Clarinet, Susan Grace – Piano
Sean Osborn – Clarinet

  • Leonard Bernstein – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Francis Poulenc – Sonata for two Clarinets
  • Carl Maria von Weber – Fantasia and Rondo for Clarinet and Piano
  • Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • John Novacek – Four Rags for Two Jons

October 7, 2012
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Recital
Richie Hawley – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet
William Blayney – Conductor, Sean Osborn – clarinet
Kevin Johnson – Piano

  • Luigi Bassi – Fantasia on Motives from Verdi’s Opera “Rigoletto”
  • Jean Francaix – Concerto for Clarinet
  • Stella Sung – Sur la Memoire
  • Olivier Messiaen – Abyss of the Byrds from “The Quartet for the End of Time”
  • Mike Curtis – Klezmer Triptych
  • Alexis Ciesla – Klezmer Suite

October 6, 2012
McKinley Hall, Seattle Pacific University

Clarinettissimo Richie Hawley Recital
Richie Hawley – Clarinet, Kevin Johnson – Piano
Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Basset-horn

  • Claude Debussy – Premier Rhapsodie
  • Franz Krommer – Concerto for two Clarinets, Op. 35
  • Leslie Basset – Soliloquies
  • Robert Schumann – Fantasy Pieces
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Konzertstuck in f minor for Clarinet, Basset-horn, and Piano, Op. 113, No. 1

October 2, 2011
Brechemin Hall, University of Washington

Clarinettissimo Joze Kotar Recital
Joze Kotar – Clarinet, Rhonda Kline – Piano
Sean Osborn – Clarinet

  • Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Zlatan Vauda – Aforizmi
  • Ante Grgin – Tema con variazioni
  • Igor Deklava – Solo pour la nuit
  • Jaka Pucihar – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano Amilcare Ponchielli – Il Convegno

October 1, 2011
Brechemin Hall, University of Washington

Clarinettissimo Recital
Joze Kotar – Clarinet, Mary Kantor – Clarinet
Jennifer Nelson – Clarinet, Florie Rothenberg – Clarinet
Sean Osborn – clarinet, Rhonda Kline – Piano

  • Sean Osborn – Character Duets
  • Carl Maria von Weber – Grand Duo Concertante
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Konzertstuck in d minor for Clarinet, Basset-horn, and Piano, Op. 114, No. 2
  • Gary Schocker – Sonata for Two Clarinets and Piano
  • Paul McCartney – Ebony and Nickel Plating arr. for Clarinet Choir by Sean Osborn