Consortium Classicum

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This ensemble of winds and strings, which varies from a quartet to a decet as needed, was founded by clarinetist Dieter Klöcker in the 1960s.
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Founded by clarinetist Dieter Klöcker, the German chamber ensemble Consortium Classicum was formed in the early 1960s to perform Classical and Romantic repertoire for woodwinds and strings in various combinations. The group includes leading orchestral soloists and music educators, and typically numbers up to ten players. Consortium Classicum has explored core works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Hummel, Spohr, Ries, Kreutzer, and Berwald, and recorded them for MDG, CPO, Orfeo, EMI Classics, Claves, and Novalis.