Anneke Scott


Jane is a specialist in the early clarinet and chalumeau. In addition to her work as Head of Historical Performance at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, regular masterclasses and international adjudicating, she has pursued a busy international career, playing all over the world with many renowned ensembles including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Tafelmusik and The Academy of Ancient Music. Jane has worked under the direction of numerous celebrated conductors, including Sir Simon Rattle, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Mark Elder, the late Sir Charles Mackerras and Vladimir Jurowski. Her repertoire is vast and extends from the works of Handel, Telemann and Vivaldi through to Wagner, Mahler and Debussy – all on historically appropriate instruments.

Jane is also much in demand as a chamber musician and concerto soloist in the UK, North America, Japan, Australia and Europe. Her recent performances of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in Ontario with the Eybler Quartet, in The Wigmore Hall with EnsembleF2, and at the Tudeley and North York Moors Festivals have been widely acclaimed, as have her performances across Europe with Robert Levin and Ronald Brautigam. Solo performances include baroque concertos by Fasch, Telemann, Graupner, and Molter, Mozart’s Concerto for basset clarinet and Weber’s Concertos performed Europe-wide.

Jane’s CD releases include, Theme and Variations, recorded with the Eybler Quartet (Analekta), which includes Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet and Clarinets by Arrangement (sfzmusic), nineteenth century arrangements of popular works employing basset clarinet, basset horn and fortepiano, Aux Armes Citoyens and Le Chant du depart with Les Jacobins (ATMA), and Schubert’s Lieder: Music and Words (sfzmusic). A DVD documentary on Mozart’s Kegelstatt Trio was released in December 2012 with Ensemble DeNOTE (Optic Nerve).


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