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One of the largest and most innovative organisations of its kind in the UK, Armonico Consort aims to inspire audiences across the country and beyond with its unique programmes.
Performing with the finest singers and instrumentalists using authentic period instruments, the group regularly works with some of the world’s greatest musicians, including Sir Willard White, Dame Emma Kirby, Nicola Benedetti and Elin Manahan Thomas. Critically acclaimed for its performances and recordings, with several five star reviews from The Times, The Independent, The Guardian and Financial Times, Armonico Consort brings exceptional music to as broad an audience as possible.
Past highlights include The Magic Flute at the Barbican, Vivaldi’s Violin Concertos with Nicola Benedetti at the Hampton Court Palace Festival, Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius with The Philharmonia and large scale performances with thousands of AC Academy members at the Royal Albert Hall. The group has also worked with many inspirational names over the years, including Jeremy Irons, Dame Judi Dench and Dame Evelyn Glennie.
Armonico Consort is the proud founder of AC Academy, an educational programme to provide free, first-class music education opportunities to children from all backgrounds across the UK. Over 150,000 children have benefitted from the AC Academy thus far, and the scheme currently reaches 15,000 young people a year.
Price CD - Radio 4
Radio 4 - licht op 4, 08-8-2016