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The Spanish Brass Quintet Presented by Friends of Music at QueensJanuary 11, 2013 8:00 PM - 9:30 PME.H. Little Fine Arts Center/Dana Auditorium, Queens University of Charlotte
The Spanish Brass is one of world's foremost brass quintets. Since winning the First Prize in the 6th "Ville de Narbonne" (France) International Competition for Brass Quintets in 1996, considered the world's most prestigious event of its type, they have performed worldwide and are recognized as one of the most dynamic and established brass ensembles on the international scene. Their many US tours have made them a favorite of American audiences.
The ensemble is also known as "Spanish Brass Luur Metalls." The "Luur" was a Bronze Age Scandinavian instrument, the ancestor of modern brass instruments. "Metalls" means "brass" in the Valencian language of their home region of Spain.