Here are David Hatcher's programme notes for our concerts with Héloïse Bernard Epitaph for a Green Lover. Please join us in this beautiful programme of 16th century music. Soubz ce tumbel - Pierre de la Rue (cl.1452-1518) In an age when the daughters of the potentates of Europe were little more than bargaining tools in [...]
Hawkwood - Centre for Future Thinking We have just had the privilege of spending the last five days at Hawkwood as artists in residence. Hawkwood is a beautiful estate set above Stroud in the Cotswolds, and is the most inspiring environment for creativity. Our residency was supported by Hawkwood and The Francis W Reckitt Arts [...]
From 26th to 29th October we recorded the second disk of music from Ms. 18 810. We had the pleasure to be joined by James Gilchrist singing the texted pieces and En-Ming Lin on tenor viol. After the weekend's success of the Crowdfunder appeal it was wonderful to be actually playing the music. We recorded [...]
We have been very busy over the last couple of months working on a project to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Josquin des Prez. At the end of March we were thrilled to hear that we had been successful in being awarded a grant by the new Continuo Foundation to help put [...]
Here are two stunning posters for the festival. It should be a very good occasion with plenty of exciting events including the wonderful dancers, Mary Collins and Steven Player as well as father and son duo David and Simon Ponsford. For more information have a look at the brochure. We look forward to seeing you there.