Critiques

“The Bergen Woodwind Quintet is an eminent ensemble which enjoys great popularity in Norway and Europe, as well as the United States. Their virtuosity and emphatic musical individuality are indisputable. The listener is immediately convinced of a cultured ensemble which has complete control over balance and sound, and a fine sense of style. Their broad repertoire is the result of a fine artistic taste in choice of programs. An indescribably enjoyable experience for music lovers, thanks to this group’s outstanding artistry.
Dmitri Kitajenko
Music Director, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt a.M.
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra

“I had the great pleasure of listening to the Bergen Woodwind Quintet from Norway. The five wind principals of the Bergen Philharmonic possess impressive technique, controlled intonation and ample knowledge and understanding of the various musical styles. Together they constitute a highly qualified ensemble that brings out enthusiasm, care for details and the joy of music-making.”
Yoav Talmi
Music Director, San Diego Symphony Orchestra

“The Bergen Woodwind Quintet has established itself as the premier woodwind quintet of the world.”
Craig Kirchhoff
Professor of Conducting, University of Minnesota

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Mary E. Lee
Producer, Saint Paul Sunday Morning, NPR