A splendid recital in which the group showed its versatility and flexibility…Andrés Moreno Mengíbar, Diario de Sevilla (24 March, 2019)
Stile Antico is delighted to announce that the recipient of its inaugural Ensemble Development Bursary will be Fount & Origin, an Oxford-based vocal consort specialising in late-medieval and early-renaissance music.
Fount & Origin stood out from a very strong field of applicants through its enthusiasm for an often-neglected... continued
Radiantly sung… Stile Antico’s attention to the colour of words, subtle alternation of solo voices and different groupings of singers lent constant variety to the timbre and tone of the sound.Rian Evans, The Guardian (24 February, 2019)
As imaginatively conceived and exquisitely sung as one would expect… Superb performances that combine ensemble warmth with just enough grit to intensify the emotional edge.James M. Keller, Santa Fe New Mexican (8 February, 2019)
Stile Antico were on their usual excellent form… ensemble and blend… were perfect.Barry Creasy, MusicOMH.com (17 February, 2019)
The balance of voices was exquisite. Stile Antico’s sound is at once blended and individual… richness of sound and complexity of meaning.Amanda-Jane Doran, The Classical Source (15 February, 2019)
No other group has their bright freshness of sound, or their vivid immediacy in performance.Michael Church, The Independent (15 February, 2019)
Stile Antico is delighted to announce the appointment of Nathan Harrison as the group’s lowest bass. He replaces Tom Flint, who has returned to his native Australia with his family, after five years with the ensemble.
Nathan read music at Cardiff University where he was a principal study pianist, before switching his focus to choral... continued
Stile Antico, the 12-strong ensemble whose name signals tonal purity, precision and musical intelligence…Fiona Maddocks, The Observer (20 January, 2019)
Superb… as a survey of the beautifully wrought and moving church music of England’s hidden Catholics, this CD could hardly be bettered.Ivan Hewitt, The Daily Telegraph (13 January, 2019)
Stile Antico… sing with glowing perfection and textural precisionKen Walton, The Scotsman (January 14th, 2019)
Stile Antico, as ever, excel in plangency… their sound is meltingly gorgeous.Edward Breen, Gramophone (January 2019)