Stile Antico is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Kelly as its new tenor member. A former Chorister at St Paul’s Cathedral and Lay Clerk at New College, Oxford, Tom has sung with groups such as the Monteverdi Choir, Sixteen, Gabrieli Consort and Collegium Vocale Gent. He was chosen from a very strong field of applicants,... continued
Stile Antico is delighted to announce that the recipients of its 2016-7 Young Singer Bursaries are Sacha Fullerton and Caroline Halls.
The bursaries are designed to give emerging singers a significant opportunity to gain experience within a world-class vocal consort, to engage with the particular challenges and rewards of working... continued
Stile Antico is thrilled to launch its three-concert residency at the prestigious Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels. The group’s opening performance, tonight at the Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle, features their ‘Sacred or Profane?’ programme, juxtaposing religious works with the risque chansons on which they were based.... continued
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”.