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The Quintessence Saxophone Quintet is distinguished from all the other Classic-Jazz saxophone ensembles by its unique combination of high musical virtuosity with a tremendous stage presence. These qualities were confirmed by the jury of the „Tourneo Internationale di Musica“ in Italy in 2010. The ensemble succeeded in winning the first prize, competing against various ensembles from all over europe. Now let’s look at why...
The whole repertoire is played by heart - the musical structures are supported by the subtle choreography of the five exceptional musicians. They hereby transform every performance into ear and eye candy - for every listener, irrespective of their age or listening habits.
The idea of revamping classical pieces from Bach and Beethoven to Mozart and Vivaldi may seem outdated to some, however the fashion in which Quintessence handles the originals makes the audience revel in enthusiasm. Add a dashing of more modern music to make a well-balanced blend of music no-one can resist.
On countless stages and at festivals around the world, the saxophonists have already convinced their audiences. Reviewers from every genre are also impressed by their 12 CDs and meanwhile 3 DVDs. Quintessence is not only outstanding music and sparkling entertainment. Five sympathetic guys with a huge amount of humour take the crowd with them on their absorbing journey, leaving no passenger out on the fun. The audience regularly show their gratitude and never hesitate to tell us: This is what makes the Quintessence Saxophone Quintet so unique.