BERLIN PHILHARMONIC WIND QUINTET
Anton Reicha: Quintet for Winds in D major, Op. 91, No. 3
Pavel Haas: Quintet, Op. 10
Darius Milhaud: Quintet, Op. 34
Carl Nielsen: La cheminée du roi René
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet was founded in 1988, during the era of Herbert von Karajan, the first permanently established wind quintet in the famous orchestra’s rich tradition of chamber music. Comprised of the principal players of the Berlin Philharmonic, the quintet continues to astonish audiences worldwide with their range of expression, their tonal spectrum and their conceptual unity. Indeed many listeners and critics agree that the ensemble has succeeded in virtually redefining the sound of the classic wind quintet.