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Acoustic alchemy

Latest 1 December, 2016

Acoustic alchemy

We’ve just arrived in Kansas City after two great days in St Louis. Here are Andrew’s musings on the tour so far.

“Despite the rigours of a long day of transatlantic travel, our body clocks always remain stubbornly unbiddable, and it’s a fair bet that the chief topic of conversation at breakfast on the first morning in the US will be quite how early everyone... continued

Advent Adventures

Latest 28 November, 2016

Advent Adventures

Yesterday’s lighting of the first Advent candle was our cue to pack our suitcases and panic about the whereabouts of our passports. Over the next few weeks we’ll be taking our Christmas programme A Wondrous Mystery on tour on both sides of the Atlantic.

We begin with a week in the US – our third visit this year – for concerts in St Louis, MO (30th Nov),... continued

News 21 October, 2016

2016-7 Bursary Recipients Announced

Stile Antico is delighted to announce that the recipients of its 2016-7 Young Singer Bursaries are Sacha Fullerton and Caroline Halls.

The bursaries are designed to give emerging singers a significant opportunity to gain experience within a world-class vocal consort, to engage with the particular challenges and rewards of working... continued

News 6 October, 2016

Stile Antico begins BOZAR residency

Stile Antico is thrilled to launch its three-concert residency at the prestigious Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels. The group’s opening performance, tonight at the Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle, features their ‘Sacred or Profane?’ programme, juxtaposing religious works with the risque chansons on which they were based.... continued

News 8 August, 2016

Stile Antico 2016-7 Young Singer Bursaries

As part of its commitment to nurture the next generation of young consort singers, Stile Antico is now seeking applications for its 2016-7 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 at the outset of their professional careers. In... continued

News 15 July, 2016

Shakespeare on Tour: the journey so far

This year Stile Antico has been marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with a special programme, The Touches of Sweet Harmony, which combines settings of Shakespeare’s own words with music connected to his royal patrons and the great events of his life. After intensive rehearsal at New Year, The Touches of... continued

Let the jet-lag commence!

Latest 19 April, 2016

Let the jet-lag commence!

Our final blog of this tour comes to you from Tom – thanks to everyone who has read this far and don’t forget to keep checking back as we will be back in the States before the end of the year! The day of our final performance in Milwaukee was a long one with the entire group of us (and our forbearing Houston hosts!) having had to drag ourselves out of our comfortable... continued
Minimalist blogging

Latest 17 April, 2016

Minimalist blogging

Thanks to Eleanor for our penulimate blog!

On Thursday night Stile arrived in Texas for the first time (not counting our brief stop in Houston airport en route to Mexico in 2010). We were looking forward to a double dose of warmth: both the Texan sunshine, and the renowned Southern hospitality. Luckily we received both: a group of kind hosts welcomed... continued