We’re packing our suitcases for a whistle-stop trip to the US – the second time this year that we have crossed the Atlantic. We’ll be giving just three performances this time around, but they are all in cities which we’ve never previously visited – Birmingham, AL, Garden Grove, CA, and Rochester, MN. It’s always exiting to expand our list of destinations,... continued
There are just four days left to apply for our 2017-18 Young Singer bursaries! We asked current bursary holder Sacha Fullerton to explain why young singers should be interested:
If you are considering a career in any kind of choral singing, this bursary scheme is the ideal way to learn about the various challenges of... continued
Thanks to the support of the Stile Antico Foundation, Stile Antico is thrilled to announce the launch of a Youth Consort. Over a series of four sessions this Autumn, up to sixteen young singers will be coached by members of Stile Antico with the aim of developing their ensemble skills, musical interpretation, and knowledge of... continued
Stile Antico has just finished a busy fortnight of teaching and performing. First, the group performed concerts in Madrid and Ávila before joining the Zenobia Música Summer School for the first time, where they coached groups on music by Victoria and Lobo.
On their return, the group headed to Dartington International Summer School, where... continued
Stile Antico is thrilled that its latest disc ‘Divine Theatre’ has been nominated for the Gramophone Award for Early Music. The disc explores the remarkable sacred works of Giaches de Wert, and has received overwhelmingly positive reviews, with the Financial Times praising the disk’s “sheer joyful energy” and... continued
As part of its continuing commitment to nurture the next generation of young consort singers, Stile Antico is now seeking applications for its 2017-8 bursary scheme. Thanks to the generosity of the Stile Antico Foundation, the group is able to offer awards of £500 to two promising young singers in the final stages... continued
The English singers of Stile Antico are able to point up all these features with the tip of a brush, often attaining truly exciting interpretations…Andrea Milanesi, Avvenire.it (7 July, 2017)
Distancing itself from the traditional English choral delivery of cold perfection (“angelic”, but emotionally dry) and without a conductor, Stile Antico astonished us with a unique transparency of sound,Eftychios D. Choriatakis, athinorama.gr (26 June, 2017)
This concert achieved an exalted level of communication, and I doubt there was anyone in the audience that wasn’t spellbound by the end.Geoffrey Newman, Seen and Heard International (14 March, 2017)
Our spirits soared; they always do when Stile Antico break forth with European liturgical choral music.Geoff Brown, The Times (1 Jun, 2017)
Stile Antico presented the audience with a musical garment of contrasting colours and textures through artful use of dynamics, phrasing and punctuation.Barry Creasy, MusicOHM.com (1 June, 2017)
Here’s Andrew’s blog about the last few days of our tour.
“After four nights in Indianapolis it was rather a shock to get on the road again. Our itinerary for the final part of our tour was extremely busy: including our Indianapolis performance, four concerts in four days in three different time zones. Happily the first leg was easy – three hours up the... continued