Jewish Book Week 2023 Saturday 25 February - Sunday 05 March | Tickets now on sale

Clarinet - Peter Sparks

Peter Sparks is co-Principal Clarinet at English National Opera and regularly plays with many of the country's leading orchestras. He has performed numerous concerti and is a busy chamber musician performing with London Winds (directed by Michael Collins).
There’s no Business like Show Business
Jerome Kern famously said that ‘Irving Berlin has no place in American music – he is American music.’ Born in the Pale of Settlement within the Russian Empire in 1888, Berlin’s story epitomises the ‘American Dream’. Critically acclaimed singers Caroline Kennedy and Simon Wallfisch are joined by clarinettist Peter Sparks and pianist and arranger Iain Farrington in a unique performance celebrating Irving Berlin’s life in music and words. Sponsored by the Shei...