London Winds


View a photo of LONDON WINDS
after the concert here

Here are
the Wigmore Hall
Programme notes if
you wish to read them (PDF - 2.5Mb)

Michael Collins
Clarinettist & Conductor

Click on photos for more information on the artists: L to r: Philippa Davies, Gareth Hulse, Michael Collins, Richard Watkins, Robin O'Neill.
Read a biography of Richard Watkins, horn Read a biography of Philippa Davies, flute Read a biography of bassoonist Robin O'Neill Information about Gareth Hulse, oboe Read a biography of Richard Watkins, horn Information about Michael Collins

London Winds was founded by Michael Collins in 1988, bringing together some of Britains's finest wind players.
The core group of London Winds is a wind quintet and includes the following artists:

Philippa Davies, flute
Gareth Hulse, oboe
Richard Watkins, horn
Robin O'Neill, bassoon
Michael Collins, clarinet/director

ONYX has FREE Streaming Audio samples of the Quintet's Mozart Serenades CD HERE
Buy from Amazon
This work has been recorded by a lot of different groups, but the London Winds version here is quite simply outstanding. Recorded without a conductor, with Michael Collins leading from the chair, it sounds free, easy, and quite beautiful.

This is a must for how to play Mozart properly!

(Review on Amazon website by S. Milton, London)