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  • The Electrictionary
    FEATURE 01.08.15

    Preview: The Electrictionary at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival (London)

    Early music makes its debut at the world’s biggest festival of new opera on 6 & 7 August, when period musicians will join with jazz and funk musicians in Kings Place Hall One to premiere […]

  • IBO
    NEWS & COMMENT 31.07.15

    Irish Baroque Orchestra fundraising for new disc recording

    The Irish Baroque Orchestra is fundraising to make a CD recording of their upcoming September concert performance Concerti Bizarri, which is set to feature the 17th-century music from Graupner, Telemann, Fasch and Vivaldi performed on […]

  • 204f62c65c760ed9ffe75c6065c81dae Rosanna SiboraDG
    NEWS 31.07.15

    Franco Fagioli makes history at Deutsche Grammophon

    Franco Fagioli has made history at Deutsche Grammophon by becoming the first countertenor in the company’s history to be signed to the recording label. Ute Fesquet, Deutsche Grammophon’s vice president of artists and repertoire, said […]

  • Alan Curtis
    NEWS 16.07.15

    Alan Curtis dies aged 80

    The American conductor, harpsichordist and musicologist Alan Curtis has died suddenly aged 80 at home in Florence. Particularly lauded for his performances with the orchestra he founded in 1977, Il Complesso Barocco, Curtis trained initially […]

  • Sollazzo Ensemble - Winners York EMF 2015 - Young Artists Competition HR
    NEWS 13.07.15

    Sollazzo Ensemble win YEMF Young Artist Competition

    The Sollazzo Ensemble has won the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition. They received a cash prize of £1,000, opportunities to work with Radio 3, a performance in the 2016 York Early Music Festival, […]

  • The Hilliard Ensemble
Photo: Marco Borggreve
    NEWS 10.07.15

    REMA Early Music Awards winners announced

    The winners of the REMA Early Music Awards have been announced. The Schola Cantorum Basiliensis won the inaugural REMA Early Music Award, while The Hilliard Ensemble were given the special REMA Early Music Artist Award. New this year, […]

  • Klose
    NEWS 10.07.15

    Student copies 17th-century viol

    Edward Klose, a student at West Dean College, has successfully completed a copy of a 17th-century treble viol by William Turner. Klose saw the instrument at the Vasquez Collection of Historical Instruments while on a […]