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    NEWS 27.08.15

    Gramophone awards winners announced

    The recordings which have won Gramophone Awards in the 12 main categories have been announced. The early music winners are as follows: JS Bach: Cello Suites; David Watkin vc; Resonus (Baroque Instrumental) Monteverdi: Vespri solenni […]

  • Gramophone Awards 2015
    NEWS 01.08.15

    Gramophone Awards 2015 nominations announced

    The shortlist for the 2015 Gramphone Awards has been announced, with strong fields in the early music categories. Boston Early Music Festival has been nominated twice in the Baroque Vocal category, for its recordings of […]

  • 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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]