As part of its commitment to nurture the next generation of young consort singers, Stile Antico is now seeking applications for its 2016-7 bursary scheme. Thanks to the generosity of the Stile Antico Foundation, the group is able to offer awards of £500 to two promising young singers at the outset of their professional careers. In... continued
This year Stile Antico has been marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with a special programme, The Touches of Sweet Harmony, which combines settings of Shakespeare’s own words with music connected to his royal patrons and the great events of his life. After intensive rehearsal at New Year, The Touches of... continued
Stile Antico is delighted to confirm its return to the BBC Proms in August 2016. The group will be joined by regular collaborators Fretwork for a performance of music connected with Shakespeare, including works written for them by Huw Watkins and Nico Muhly, at Cadogan Hall on Monday 15th August at 1pm.
This is Stile Antico’s third... continued
Stile Antico is thrilled to announce its first ‘Come and Sing’ event, presented by the Stile Antico Foundation. On Saturday 21st May, internationally-renowned choral conductor Bob Chilcott will lead a workshop and informal performance of Tallis’ mighty 40-part motet Spem in Alium. Members of Stile Antico will assist Bob... continued
Despite more than two feet of snow in Manhattan yesterday, we are delighted that this afternoon’s concert for Music Before 1800 goes ahead as planned at Corpus Christi Church, W 121st St. Any ticket-holders unable to reach the concert today due to the aftermath of the storm should see the Music Before 1800 website for details of a... continued
With great regret, it has been necessary to cancel Friday and Saturday’s joint concerts with the Folger Consort in Washington DC. The venue has taken the decision to close its facilities due to the impending severe winter storm in the DC area.
However, an extra performance has been arranged this evening (Thursday... continued
We are sad to announce that after seven years with the group, Jim Clements will be leaving Stile Antico later in 2016. We are now seeking applications from tenors interested in taking his place. The closing date is 31st January, and all the details and a full Job Description are available here.
Stile Antico is excited to introduce its new disc, A Wondrous Mystery, which is now available for UK pre-orders ahead of its UK release date of 30th October.
The group’s tenth disc on the Harmonia Mundi label, A Wondrous Mystery is a Christmas-themed recording which contrasts a sumptuous mass by the Flemish composer Clemens non Papa with a selection of... continued
Stile Antico returned to the BBC Proms on Sunday 16th August, singing two motets by Orlande de Lassus at the Royal Albert as part of a musical celebration of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
The group’s singing was feted in the press: writing in The Times, Geoff Brown described their performance as “manna from heaven”, whilst in The Daily Telegraph Ben Lawrence wrote that they sang with “a numinous glow”.
Stile Antico is delighted to announce that the recipients of its inaugural bursary for young singers are Avalon Summerfield and Danny Purtell.
The bursary was made possible by the Stile Antico Foundation in honour of Stile Antico’s tenth anniversary. As well as providing a small sum towards professional development costs, the bursary offers the successful... continued
Stile Antico is thrilled to open its tenth-anniversary season with tonight’s appearance at the Spitalfields Festival.
This performance marks the beginning of a year-long celebration of the group’s first decade, and also celebrates the release of Sing with the Voice of Melody, a compilation album drawn from Stile Antico’s... continued
Stile Antico is delighted to announce the release of its tenth-anniversary compilation disc, Sing with the Voice of Melody.
In celebration of the group’s first decade, Stile Antico’s record label Harmonia Mundi invited each member to choose a favourite work from their recordings to date, and has brought them together to create a beautiful... continued