A 12-piece vocal ensemble melds poetry about migration to a set of musical lamentations from the early 17th century with singularly powerful resultsMichael Church, The Independent (13 June, 2019)
What a sound! Radiant, absolutely focused, extremely rich in overtones and earthy at the same time, it effortlessly filled the every corner of St. Mark’s Church.Juliane Moghimi, Hannoversche Allgemeine (2 May, 2019)
Music was one of the few areas where women found recognition in male-dominated Renaissance Italy… as the richly talented vocal ensemble Stile Antico handsomely illustrated…Stephen Pritchard, The Observer (5 May, 2019)
Stile Antico is seeking to appoint a mezzo-soprano with outstanding musicianship and a particular love of early music. The closing date is 30th May 2019, and we anticipate that the successful candidate will take up the position early in 2020.
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