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)
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)