Stile Antico was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of David Trendell, whose funeral takes place today. David had a profound influence on many of us through his work as director of the choirs at King’s College London, St Bartholomew the Great, and St Mary’s Bourne Street over many years, and his… continued
Stile Antico’s newest recording, From the Imperial Court, has broken into the top ten of the official UK Classical Chart in its first week on release. The disc, which features music written for the Hapsburg dynasty of European monarchs, is currently at number eight in the list. From the Imperial Court is the group’s ninth recording for… continued
We are thrilled to announce that our ninth CD, From the Imperial Court, is now on general release. The disc explores music associated with the great Renaissance Hapsburg monarchs, who ruled an empire stretching from Spain to the Low Countries, Germany and Austria. Repertoire includes Isaac’s spectacular Virgo prudentissima, and works by Josquin, Gombert,… continued
Stile Antico is coming to the end of a busy summer performing at festivals at home and around Europe. In the UK, the group has performed at the St David’s Festival, Harrogate International Festival, Lake District Summer Music and Cambridge Early Music Concerts. Its European engagements have included Rheinvokal and Wege durch das Land in Germany,… continued
Last night Stile Antico was thrilled to give world premiere of Huw Watkins‘ new work The Phoenix and the Turtle, commissioned by Nicholas and Judith Goodison especially for the group to perform at the Wigmore Hall. Huw’s piece, a setting of an enigmatic poem by Shakespeare (with intriguing links to William Byrd), was extremely well received, both in the… continued
Stile Antico’s eighth CD, The Phoenix Rising, has just received the coveted 10/10 award from the Classics Today website – the sixth time the group’s recording have received this award. Reviewing the disc, David Vernier wrote: Needless to say, if you want to hear this music sung by the new generation of specialist advocates,… continued
Stile Antico is delighted to announce the formation of the Stile Antico Foundation, a charitable trust which will play a major role in the group’s future. The new Foundation will be launched at an intimate London concert on 21st March.
Stile Antico is delighted to confirm the dates for its March 2014 US tour. The group gives six performances of its acclaimed programme “The Phoenix Rising” in Boston, New York, Cincinnati, Jackson, MI, St Louis and, in its first Florida appearance, Indiatlantic. Full concerts listings are available here.