North Wind comprise flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon. We share a passion for music and performance and play a wide variety of music ranging from baroque through to contemporary.We have performed regularly together since 1999 in a variety of venues, primarily in the North of England.
As well as concerts, we have also played for weddings, memorial services, car launchings, art exhibitions and formal dinners. Our programmes are devised individually to provide a variety of musical styles for each occasion.
Previous Concerts and Events
Saturday, 7 October 2006
We enjoyed family hospitality at The Abbot's House. The early evening concert was in aid of Amnesty International.
The programme included Mozart's Magic Flute Overture, Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik, Farkas Hungarian Dances, Danzi Quintet in G minor and Hallum Dance Suite.
Hazel and Dave played the Quantz C minor Trio Sonata with continuo accompaniment from Jonathan on spinet and Harriet, bassoon. The first of Malcolm Arnold's Three Shanties was played as an encore.
Saturday, 30 September 2006
Our first concert with Ben - our new horn player.
The concert was organised by Carl Pearson and friends of St George's Parish Church who have been raising money for the past 6 years to support medical education at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College in Tanzania.
The programme included Mozart's Overture to the Magic Flute; Kleine Kammermusic, Hindemith; Ferenc, Early Hungarian Dances; Dance Suite by Norman Hallam.
Ben performed the Adagio and Allegro Opus 70 for Horn and Piano by Schumann, accompanied by Robin, who also played for Jonathan in Mozart's Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano.