TCA presents Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Published 11:06 pm Thursday, February 13, 2014

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

The Tryon Concert Association proudly presents the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. at the Tryon Fine Arts Center.

Take special note of the date: tickets mailed to subscribers accidentally listed the wrong date.

This group was founded in 1988 during the era of Herbert von Karajan and has worked with more recent directors, Claudio Abbado and Sir Simon Rattle. Guest conductors of the Berlin Philharmonic have included Leonard Bernstein, Sir John Barbirolli, Pierrre Boulez, James Levine, Daniel Barenboim and others. Several Grammy-Award-winning recordings have been produced by this renowned group.

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As world travelers, the Quintet has performed throughout Europe, North and South America, Israel, Australia and the Far East. Members include: Michael Hasel (flute), Andreas Wittman (oboe), Walter Seyfarth (clarinet) Fergus McWilliam (horn) and Marion Reinhard (bassoon). Each musician has a rich musical background and experience in performance across the globe.

They are quoted as “Arguably the best ensemble of its kind in the world,” Manchester Evening News, and, “Pure-toned instrumental textures, smoothly blended ensemble and sterling musicianship… a seminar in chamber wind blending, boasting unfailing precision and pinpoint articulation.” Chicago Tribune

The program on Feb. 25 will include works by Mozart, Kalevi  Aho, Samuel Barber and Carl Nielsen. For ticket information contact Tryon Concert Association, PO Box 32, Tryon, N.C., 28782 or call 828-859-6065. Visit to listen to samples of the performers.


– article submitted
by Gwen Suesse