Stile Antico is thrilled to announce the release of The Journey of the Mayflower, a film marking the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Pilgrims from Plymouth on 16th September 1620.
We’re delighted to welcome alto Cara Curran as the newest member of Stile Antico. Originally from Belfast, Cara studied at the University of York and at Trinity College of Music. She now combines life as a solo and ensemble singer with her work as Director of Music at Ravenscourt Park Prep School in West London….
The word ‘quarantine’ derives from the 14th-century Venetian word quarantena, meaning ‘forty days’ – the length of time for which ships had to be isolated during the Black Death before their crews were allowed on shore. To mark forty days of lockdown in the UK, Stile Antico has created a socially-distanced video recording of Thomas…
We’re very pleased to announce that Jonathan Hanley has agreed to become a member of Stile Antico. He replaces Tom Kelly, who leaves us to focus on solo and stage work. Jonathan sang at York Minster and at Peterborough Cathedral before graduating from the Genesis Sixteen and Monteverdi Choir Apprentice Programmes. He now pursues a…
The superb, shining British vocal ensemble Stile Antico…Zachary Woolfe, New York Times (10 Feb, 2020)
An ensemble of articulate, well-matched voices, expertly, artfully used. That’s what we expect from Stile Antico, and it’s what we get here: outstanding performances, timeless music.David Vernier, Classics Today (January 2020)
Stile Antico’s performance is flawless, the group’s technical prowess never at the expense of expressive warmth.Graham Rickson, The Arts Desk (21 December, 2019)
Stile Antico is one of the leaders in this field… the Mass is given its warm fullness of sound by six voice parts, sung here two to a part with exemplary poise and glow.Richard Fairman, The Financial Times (20 December, 2019)
Sound is clear as a bell, and performances exemplary. This is an easy choice.Steven Ritter, Audiophile Audition
Stile Antico’s dozen voices sing with polished refinement a mixture of sophisticated Latin and more populist vernacular material on this disc.SP, The Sunday Times (15 December, 2019)
Their ability to rivet attention is immediately obvious in an introspective and raptly controlled account of the Missa’s opening Kyrie, while the poignant Agnus Dei highlights the group’s lithe expressivity and impeccable tuning.Terry Blain, BBC Music Magazine (December, 2019)
Helen has the final update from last week’s US tour: “I’m writing this back in Blighty, a few days after we returned from our latest US Tourette. It was certainly a whirlwind trip, and a particularly chilly whirlwind in Vermont! Luckily we had a classically warm welcome at least for our return to St Johnsbury….