Mark Simpson (Composer)
Born: 26th September 1988, Liverpool, UK
Mark Simpson is a British composer and clarinettist from Liverpool. In 2006, he became notable for winning both the BBC Young Musician of the Year (as clarinettist) and the BBC Proms/Guardian Young Composer of the Year, making him the first and, to date, only person to win both competitions.
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Mark Simpson leads an ensemble in radiant performances of two works for wind instruments: his own composition, Geysir, alongside Mozart's Gran Partita.
The British composer and clarinettist talks about his exciting new work Geysir, conceived as a musical response to Mozart's Gran Partita.