World renowned clarinettist Emma Johnson has recorded Will Todd's Clarinet Concerto with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Philip Ellis on the new album An English Fantasy on the Nimbus label.
An English Fantasy features recordings of four clarinet concertos written by four English composers Will Todd, John Dankworth, Patrick Hawes and Paul Reade. The CD debuted at number 3 in the Classical Charts.
“Delightful new repertoire for the clarinet to savour" Classic FM
Emma Johnson MBE is a clarinettist whose career was launched in 1984 when, at the age of 17, she won the BBC Young Musician of the Year. She is the first woman to have a portrait commissioned by the University of Cambridge's Pembroke College since the college was founded over 650 years ago.