Julian Bliss, clarinet
James Baillieu, piano

Saturday 15 June 2024 at 7:30 pm

Julian Bliss, clarinet, & James Baillieu, piano


Julian Bliss, one of the world’s finest clarinettists, is a celebrated concerto soloist, chamber musician, jazz artist and recording artist. His renowned collaborator, James Baillieu, is described as "in a class of his own" (The Daily Telegraph) and is one of the leading song and chamber music pianists of his generation. They will take the stage to showcase the striking musical beauty of Robert and Clara Schumann, Weber’s virtuosic Grand Duo Concertant, and the utterly exquisite Brahms Sonata No. 1.

Ticket Information 

Tickets on sale from Saturday 30 March at noon, price £23 each:

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Megan Clarke

Julian Bliss is one of the world’s finest clarinettists, excelling as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, jazz artist, and masterclass leader. He has inspired a generation of young players and introduced a substantial new audience to his instrument. Julian started playing the clarinet aged four and went on to study in the United States at the University of Indiana and in Germany under Sabine Meyer, turning professional aged just twelve.

Megan Clarke

Described by The Daily Telegraph as ‘in a class of his own’ James Baillieu is one of the leading song and chamber music pianists of his generation. He has given solo and chamber recitals throughout the world and collaborates with a wide range of singers and instrumentalists including Benjamin Appl, Jamie Barton, Ian Bostridge, Allan Clayton, Annette Dasch, Lise Davidsen, the Elias and Heath Quartets, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Timothy Ridout, Adam Walker, and Pretty Yende. As a soloist, he has appeared with the Ulster Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, and the Wiener Kammersymphonie.

  • R Schumann
    • Adagio and Allegro
    • Stille Tranen
  • Weber
    • Grand Duo Concertant
  • C Schumann
    • Ich Stand in Dunklen Traumen
    • Liebst du um Schonheit
  • Brahms
    • Sonata No. 1 


  • This is an indoor recital, following our original, pre-pandemic, format
  • Tickets are £23 each; seats are guaranteed but not reserved
  • Car parking is included
  • Snacks and drinks (included in ticket price) will be served during the interval
  • Prices broadly cover the cost of musicians; your voluntary donation will help us to continue to run these recitals
  • Recitals take place at Breinton, Heath House Road, Woking GU22 0RD - get directions
  • Car parking is available from 7:00 pm; Doors will open at 7:15 pm; Performance at 7:30 pm
  • Parking availability drives the capacity for this event and guests are encouraged to travel by foot, by bicycle, or to share rides
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance from this website.

Booking Terms

  • All ticket sales are final and non-refundable. This means that we cannot return your payment if you are unable to attend an event. Your payment will be refunded in full if we have to cancel a recital.  Donations are non-refundable.
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