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Stoke Newington Early Music Festival, Wednesday 13th July 2016, 7.30pm

May 18th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, HIGHLIGHTS | Leave A Comment »

Stoke Newington Early Music Festival, Wednesday 13th July 2016, 7.30pm

Consortium5 celebrate one of the golden ages of English instrumental music, performing a rich array of In Nomines, Fantasias, Pavans and Galliards by composers including Dowland, Holborne, Tye, Purcell and Byrd.  Venue: The Old Church, Clissold Park, London, N16 Time: 7.30pm Tickets and further information: www.stokenewingtonearlymusic.org.uk

Praise for ‘As our sweet Cords with Discords mixed be’!

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Praise for ‘As our sweet Cords with Discords mixed be’!

‘Think of a solitary organist producing sounds of the sweetest, mellowest delicacy and you’ll get the measure of this beautiful recording.’ Will Yeoman, Limelight: Australia’s Classical Music Magazine, December 2015   ‘It is a set of ten Bassano recorders made by Adriano Breukink which Consortium5 use to good effect in this recording. A whole CD […]

New Album Release: ‘As our sweet Cords with Discords mixed be’

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New Album Release: ‘As our sweet Cords with Discords mixed be’

We are delighted to announce the release of our second album, and our first to feature music of the English Renaissance, the heyday for the recorder consort and for the five part consort in particular. This stunning music remains exceptional today for the complexity of the composition, the emotional intensity of the writing and the subtlety […]

Instruments

November 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, INSTRUMENTS | Leave A Comment »

Instruments

Consortium5 play on a huge array of recorders that include several sets of instruments covering different periods and styles. The ten piece Renaissance consort set is made by Dutch recorder maker Adriana Breukink. It ranges from a descant to the six foot tall subbass, with different trebles, tenors and bass instruments in between.  This allows […]

Outreach

November 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in EDUCATION, FEATURE | Comments Off on Outreach

Outreach

Consortium5 offer a range of educational, interactive concerts and workshops suitable for all ages and abilities, presenting the recorder in an exciting and fresh manner, showcasing the huge versatility and range of repertoire our fantastic instrument has to offer. From school children learning their very first note, through to conservatoire/university level students and adult learners, Consortium5 […]

Biography

October 31st, 2013  |  by  |  published in ABOUT, FEATURE | Comments Off on Biography

Biography

  Consortium5 Emily Bloom Kathryn Corrigan Oonagh Lee Gail Macleod Roselyn Maynard Consortium5 are a unique and ground-breaking ensemble, performing a wide variety of music on a breathtaking array of instruments. Winners of numerous awards and residencies, Consortium5 have performed critically acclaimed concerts in many inspiring venues and Festivals, including the Newbury Spring Festival, the […]