Smith – Dark Colours
Samuel Smith’s atmospheric wind quintet, Dark Colours, pushes the boundaries of colour and texture in new and unexpected ways.
Smith – performance insights for Dark Colours
Samuel Smith chats about how performers can approach his wind quintet, Dark Colours.
Smith – introducing Dark Colours
Sam Smith introduces his wind quintet, Dark Colours.
Skipworth – Partita for Solo Clarinet
Lachlan Skipworth’s remarkable first foray into the world of solo wind music
Williams – on Composition
Natalie Williams talks about the joys of composition, her creative approach, and gives some advice to budding young composers.
Williams – on Animalia
Natalie Williams chats about her wind quintet, Animalia, commissioned to accompany the National Portrait Gallery's "Popular Pet Show" exhibition.
Whitney – Five Scenes
Ian Whitney explores and subverts musical tropes in a charming series of narrative vignettes
Skipworth – on Echoes and Lines
Lachlan Skipworth chats about his wind quintet, Echoes and Lines.
Holdsworth – on Hellfire
Mark Holdsworth's first wind quintet, Hellfire, won the inaugural Arcadia Winds Composition Prize in 2018. In this video, Mark chats about this work, his musical influences, and the challenge of writing for the wind quintet.
Whitney – on Five Scenes
Ian Whitney talks about how he composed his wind quintet, Five Scenes.
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