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CARION Wind Quintet

CARION is a prize-winning Danish-Latvian wind quintet. The ensemble has performed in Rheingau Festival, Kissinger Sommer, Beethovenfest Bonn, Bergen Festival and Louisiana Festival as well as in the Far East. CARION has released 5 highly critically acclaimed CDs – including stellar reviews from Gramophone and BBC magazine, awards from Danish radio and best classical album of 2015 on iTunes.

CARION Wind Quintet
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Wind Quintet Blend

We work on blend extensively in our ensemble. In a string quartet or a brass quintet all musicians produce sound in a similar way.  A wind quintet is unusual in that it includes five instruments that have very different tone qualities and sound production. Oboe and bassoon are at least related, but flute, clarinet, and …

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