There is no denying the quality of Stile Antico’s performances… This was a fascinating, meticulously researched and well designed programme.Roger Jones, Seen and Heard International (13 May, 2015)
Stile Antico is delighted to announce its return to the BBC Proms on Sunday 16th August 2015, as part of the of the ‘Sherlock’ celebration. The group will sing music by Lassus in what will be one of the highlights of its tenth-anniversary season. Sherlock Holmes himself is revealed (in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s... continued
We are delighted to be able to offer ten tickets free of charge to those in full-time education for this Thursday’s Sacred or Profane? performance at St Peter’s, Eaton Square, London. These tickets are made available through the generosity of the Stile Antico Foundation, as part of its mission to increase access to and... continued
Stile Antico’s latest programme Sacred or Profane? will receive its first performance next week at St Peter’s Church, Eaton Square, London. To introduce the new programme, the group has created a podcast explaining the ideas behind the choice of music, and featuring recordings of Stile Antico singing in rehearsal.
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After two flights and a modicum of sleep, we’re safely back in the UK. Our final tour concert in Columbus was a great success, and it was a particular pleasure to see so many of the students with whom we had worked at Oberlin in the audience. Any sore heads the morning after were offset by an excellent brunch at the packed North Star Cafe, before we headed... continued
Tom is pumped for today’s blog…
“Since long before the tour, I had envisaged that our day in Columbus, Ohio, would be my personal highlight for one very specific reason: the Arnold Sports Festival.
Synonymous for bodybuilding fans the world over with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s passion for the pursuit of muscle since he inaugurated the festival in the late... continued
The work’s final exultant pages, comparing the Virgin to the sun and moon, were a vivid demonstration of Stile Antico’s variety of tonal hues and sheer vocal power.Lawrence Budmen, South Florida Classical Review (4 March, 2015)
I can hardly emphasize it enough: Stile Antico is a remarkably capable ensemble that should be heard live.Samuel Kjellberg, Boston Musical Intelligencer (3 March, 2015)
Eleanor shows us all that hard work has its rewards…
“Leaving the others to get even more sunburned in Miami Beach, Andrew and I flew to a snowy Columbus late on Wednesday night. This was so that we could drive to the nearby Oberlin Conservatory of Music the following day. Education work is an important part of our trips to the US, and we were to lead the second... continued
After a week of tightly-packed concerts, Wednesday’s day off in Miami Beach was meant to be relaxing. It didn’t quite work out like that… Ben has the story.
“Frankly we’re pretty relieved to be waking up today with all our limbs still attached having spent yesterday morning getting up close and personal with alligators in the Everglades National Park.... continued
The singing creates a glorious sonic tapestry, but the depth of collective musicianship reminds you that these works, even those aimed at flattering the powerful, are not merely beautiful sound but something akin to living organisms.David Weininger, Boston Globe (3 March, 2014)
A thoroughly enjoyable program that was energetic, lively, and educational to boot… their consummate musicianship and obvious collaboration made them a joy to listen to and watch.Karen Hauge, KCMetropolis.org (4 March, 2015)