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Sächsisches Blechbläserquintett

The Sächsisches Blechbläserquintett (Saxony Brass Player Quintet) was founded in 1993 and consists of solo brass players from the Rundfunk-Blasorchester Leipzig (nowadays Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie), and is one of the orchestra's most successful formations, thanks to its artistic quality and versatility.

The ensemble, under the leadership of Sven Geipel, offers the entire musical range of a modern group of brass players in its concerts. In addition to the cultivation of traditional brass music (especially from the renaissance and baroque eras), the five musicians also perform modern compositions with typical virtuosity and tonal variety. The ensemble continues to enthrall its public with special, unusual and buoyant treatments of popular and classical music.

In order to extend its own range of performance and expression, the traditional lineup (two trumpets, one French horn, one trombone and one tuba) can be supplemented with percussion instruments. Unusual instruments such as the Alpine horn or didgeridoo are also used as additional enrichment during concerts.

The five professional musicians from the Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie are internationally sought-after artists who have given concerts in South Africa and China, amongst other countries, and who have led workshops in Venezuela and Malaysia.