Wed 9 October
Main Auditorium, The Venue
Michael Sluman – bass oboe
John McDougall - hecklephone
David Baker - bassoon
Bret Newton - The Death of Myrddin
Ell Kendal - **
Mozart - Divertimento K 439b, No 1
Desmond Clarke - Meadowland
Ben Gaunt - Rustic Spellsphere
Formed in 2019, the Roseau Trio is a unique ensemble celebrating the rarest of the lower double reed instruments. The trio brings together specialists of these instruments who have performed in the finest orchestras in the world.
Graduating from Leeds College of Music in 2016 with a master’s of music, Michael has performed as an international guest soloist at the Australian Double Reed Society Conference, Sydney, and the International Double Reed Society Conference in Granada, Spain.
John McDougall was born and raised in Glasgow, and studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He is currently Principal Bassoon with the BBC Concert Orchestra.
David studied at the Music Department of Huddersfield Polytechnic, specialising in performance and composition. In 1991, David became Sub Principal Bassoon with the Orchestra of Opera North based in Leeds, a post he holds to this day.