Latest News: Classical, Early Music Round-up
6th November 2023
Magnificent French Baroque funerary works from Le Concert d'Astrée and Emmanuelle Haïm, a cornucopia of culinary song from The Playfords, a fond look back at the final decades of the viola da gamba's heyday from André Lislevand, dark penitential Venetian choral music from Odhecaton and Paolo da Col, and more.
24th July 2023
Monumental Obrecht from Cappella Pratensis, Philips and Dering from the Choir of Gonville & Caius (gilded by the addition of In Echo's period instruments), a travelling composer's biography-in-music from La Serenissima, a thrilling Venetian 'battle of the bows' from Chouchane Siranossian and the Venice Baroque Orchestra, and more.
27th April 2023
A Baroque programme mirroring the texts of Brahms's German Requiem from Vox Luminis, Schütz's jubilant Easter Oratorio from Ensemble Polyharmonique, transcriptions of Bach organ works from Holland Baroque, a retracing of Telemann's wanderings through Central and Eastern Europe from Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien, and more.
6th February 2023
Majestic works for brass and choir from InAlto and Lambert Colson, innovative Monteverdi madrigals from Concerto Italiano and Rinaldo Alessandrini, rediscovered Rameau from Alexis Kossenko and friends, a bumper crop of anniversary recordings of Byrd and Weelkes, and more.
27th October 2022
Motets by Vicente Lusitano and Isabella Leonarda, violin concertos by Joseph Chevalier de Saint-George and Maddalena Sirmen, Handel and Lully operas, Robert Levin's box-set of Mozart sonatas on the fortepiano, and more.