Clarinettist Peter Cigleris is in demand as a soloist and chamber musician.
Peter has appeared on BBC Radio Three’s ‘In Tune’ programme talking with Sean Rafferty and playing live with the Tippett Quartet. He has also performed live for the BBC in the Radio Three lunchtime recital. Peter has worked with Martin Cousin, Mark Bebbington, Julian Lloyd Webber performing for various music clubs and festivals around the UK including, the Windsor and Wooburn Festival, English Music Festival, Carlisle International Music Festival and the ICA ‘ClarinetFest’.
Internationally Peter has performed at the Groba Festival in Spain, recitals in France, Netherlands and the US. Concerto appearances include Belgium for the ICA ‘ClarinetFest’, Italy, Romania and Mexico. Peter’s interest in English repertoire has seen him premier concertos and chamber music by Gipps, Benjamin, Wishart, Spain-Dunk as well as contemporaries such as Lloyd Moore and Peter Seabourne.
As a solo recording artist Peter has a growing discography. Peter’s most recent release ‘Rediscovered’ on the Cala Signum label has Peter feature as soloist with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales featuring four British clarinet concertos, of which three are world premiere recordings. The disc has received extremely well received by reviewers and listeners alike. Peter has featured on discs for Cala Records, Heritage Records and Toccata Classics.
“This is a fresh and impressively pleasing collection which mixes the usual and the unusual to good effect with more of the latter than the former. “Rob Barnett Musicweb-International
“…this pairing is not lacking, and they bring nuance and insight to bear, as well as fine tone and ensemble…” Jonathan Woolf Musicweb-International
“The performances are marvellous… with Peter Cigleris the pick…” Guy Rickards Gramophone April 2019
“… a rich, consistent tone and splendidly mellifluous phrasing…” Jessica Duchen BBC Music Magazine April 2021
“… played with tremendous care by Peter Cigleris…” Flora Wilson, The Guardian March 2021
“Faster passages are well executed, and the melodic lines sing out… All the performances are solid and assured…” Stephanie Reeve, Clarinet and Saxophone, Summer 2021
Peter is a proud artist for Backun Musical, Marca Reeds France, Carbonissimo Spain and Silverstein.
"The Moba is the modern day Stradivarius of the clarinet world."
Photo Credit: Thomas Bowles Photography
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