Who are we?

Carion Wind Quintet

The prize-winning Danish-Latvian ensemble brings truly unique and innovative chamber music experience to audiences. CARION fascinates with it’s carefully choreographed and dramatized performances of classical and modern works, making music on stage visible, thus adding a new dimension to traditional concert events.

“No chairs. No music stands, nothing. The way Carion fill the stage with musical and emotional content is something remarkable”- Allgemeine Zeitung

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Programs

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THE CARNIVAL OF VENICE

This wonderful and expressive program will take you on the journey to La Serenissima – this Adriatic pearl so culturally rich and diverse. You will most definitely recognize the musical landmarks – Vivaldi’s rhythmic drive and energy, Paganini’s mesmerizing virtuosity; Puccini’s and Verdi’s captivating melodies will move you emotionally so that you will want to sing along. Rossini, whose operas saw many premieres in Teatro La Fenice, also cannot be missed to make the list compete…

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COPENHAGEN INSPIRATIONS

We’d like to take you on a journey with me a hundred years back. To a time where Copenhagen was a Nordic pearl of culture and architecture, yet heavily inspired by the classicism of Southern Europe. A time when all things good and noble came from Greek mythology, German literature and from the artisans appointed by our Royal court. Yet, something really extraordinary happened when Denmark’s most prominent composer Carl Nielsen called up his friend on the phone and heard wind players rehearsing Mozart…

 

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Photo: Jānis Porietis

BARBER AND THE BANDITS

A captivating musical adventure where the delightful art of creativity intertwines with a mischievous flair. In this enchanting program, we invite you to embrace the unbridled spirit of musical exploration as we fearlessly push boundaries through borrowing, counterfeiting, and playful plagiarism. Join us on this fascinating journey where stolen phrases and motifs transform into delightful surprises, harmonizing seamlessly with the timeless beauty of Samuel Barber’s mesmerizing Summer Music. Allow yourself to be swept away by the infectious delight that fills the air, as we celebrate the boundless possibilities of music and the joy it brings.

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Watch and listen

Video

MOZART - VOI CHE SAPETE

NIELSEN - QUINTET OP. 43

SHOSTAKOVICH WALTZ NO. 2

IBERT - TROIS PIECES BREVES, NO. 3

LIGETI - SIX BAGATELLES

LISZT - GRANDES ETUDES DE PAGANINI, NO. 6

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our recordings

CD & DVD

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DREAMS OF FREEDOM CD

Hindemith, Mozart, Pärt, Stravinski, Zemlinski, Arian
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NORTHWIND CD

Vasks, Plakidis,
Zemzaris
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MEPHISTO CD

Liszt/Paganini, Mozart
Shostakovich, Bartok
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SchauSPIEL CD

Ligeti, Beethoven, Ibert, Rosetti, Carrapatoso, Montague, Di Capua

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NIELSEN’S FOOTSTEPS CD

Nielsen, Senstius,
Embourg, Schultz

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CARION PLAYS KOPPEL CD

Herman D. Koppel, Anders Koppel, Benjamin Koppel

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SchauSPIEL DVD

Ligeti, Nielsen,
Ibert, Di Capua

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