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)
The dozen voices of Stile Antico give achingly expressive performances of Elizabethan masterpieces…SP, Sunday Times (6th January, 2019)
The ensemble blends beautifully, so the harmonies seem to glow… an ecstatic performance.Classical Iconoclast (11 December, 2018)
Here’s Tom and Emma, wrapping up our Christmas US tour blog from Kansas City.
“Stepping off the plane at Kansas City airport, we had a free day stretching out in front of us. The Marriott Hotel in Downtown KC has been the standard accommodation for itinerant Stilists for all our trips here, so that was business as usual. But some things had changed: we... continued
Eleanor blogs about our time in Texas!
“The first few days of our tour were characterised by labyrinthine churches, warm acoustics, and even warmer Texan hospitality. Our first stop was Dallas, where we returned to the Church of the Incarnation to present our new Christmas programme, A Spanish Nativity, and were rewarded afterwards with a sumptuous feast of... continued
These were singers who knew just when to bring out an inner voice, just when to emphasize a climactic note or a pivotal dissonance. They always knew where the music was going and why. It was a superb concert.Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News (16 December, 2018)
As we battle the jet lag back in London, here’s Becky with the final instalment of our tour blog!
“Arriving in Macau at night gives one a first impression of opulence and vulgarity – it’s not known as the ‘Vegas of China’ for nothing – but as we discovered over the next couple of days, there is much more to this city than huge brightly lit hotels and... continued
Here’s Andrew’s blog about a memorable few days in South Korea.
“Having finally satisfied the good folk of TSA that we were carrying nothing more seditious than Ferrabosco, Dowland, and an ample supply of sleeping pills, we boarded our 0135 flight and settled in for the sixteen hour journey from New York to Taipei. Once there we had time for a quick shower and... continued
Here’s Helen, getting our tour blog underway!
“It’s fair to say that our time in the States was dominated by four letters – SSSS.
“We set off early on Thursday morning to Gatwick airport. The Korean visas had been completed at the eleventh hour, so James and Becky were distributing passports in the check-in queue! The first inkling that our progress... continued