“The Chedeville Umbra clarinet mouthpiece is a work of art. The tone is creamy and silky smooth with fantastic pitch centre and articulation. It has the perfect mixture of high and low partials allowing the many possibilities in tonal colour and expression. I love it!”
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 a 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 been featured on discs for Cala Records, Heritage Records and Toccata Classics.
Peter is a proud artist for Chedeville, Backun Musical, D’addario and Carbonissimo Spain.