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

September 12th, 2014  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, HIGHLIGHTS, PROJECTS | Comments Off on New Album Release: ‘As our sweet Cords with Discords mixed be’

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 […]

C5 at the Wilding Festival

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

C5 at the Wilding Festival

In June 2013 Consortium5 gave the world premieres of 4 pieces especially commissioned for the Wilding Festival.  The Festival was put together to mark 100 years since the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison and took place on the very same site of her memorial service in 1913: St George’s,  Bloomsbury. Consortium5 commissioned works from […]

Screech! – Interactive Web Game

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

In February 2013 then then composer in residence at Handel House, created a very special set of pieces called ‘badluck birds’ for Consortium5.  Inspired by particular British birds which are often seen as bad omens, the piece’s open movement is a dynamic, improvisatory explosion of birdsong called Screech. Screech became the basis for a unique […]