Entries by Dunedin Consort

Our Chief Executive

On behalf of the Board and the management team of the Dunedin Consort I congratulate Alfonso Leal del Ojo on his appointment as Chief Executive of the English Concert, announced today. We wish him well in this challenging new role. We are sorry to be losing Alfonso – since 2010 he has played a key role in […]

Dunedin Consort shortlisted for a Royal Philharmonic Society Award

Dunedin Consort has been shortlisted for an RPS award, one of the most prestigious in the UK music scene, in the Ensemble category. Over 50 musicians, ensembles and organisations nationwide are in contention for this year’s awards, which celebrate outstanding music making in 2017. The shortlists reveal a kaleidoscope of musical talent, invention and imagination, […]

PROM 49 – Congregational Chorales

Are you coming to our PROM this coming Sunday, 20th of August 2017? We would love if as many people in the audience joined the musicians on stage in the congregational chorales that would have formed part of the Vespers liturgy. We extracted these chorales from the Vopelius 1685 Leipzig hymn book. There will be […]

Bach Christmas Oratorio Review – BBC Radio 3

‘Absolutely love that recording…the whole recording is absolutely glittering. There’s that sense of really infectious energy that hits you on this recording from the off…Let’s hear some more of what promises to be one the essential recordings of the year.’ BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’ (1 November 2016)

Bach Christmas Oratorio Review – Early Music Review

Early Music Review The cycle gets off to a splendid start, with the opening chorus introduced by thrillingly incisive timpani and the trumpets sequentially tumbling over themselves with excitement. In the central section luminous, madrigalian textures remind us just why one-voice-per-part seems so inevitably right for this music.’ Early Music Today (December 2016)