La Nuova Musica

Welcome to the website of La Nuova Musica, a baroque ensemble dedicated to ardent and vivid performances of music from the Renaissance and Baroque, directed by David Bates.

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Listen to us: Alleluia from Vivaldi's In furore iustissimae RV626 (with Lucy Crowe soprano)

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New CD Release of Pergolesi Stabat Mater and Bach Cantatas BWV 54 & 170

Our new CD of Pergolesi  Stabat Mater and Bach Cantatas BWV 54 & 170 is released on harmonia mundi today. LNM favourites Soprano Lucy Crowe and Counter Tenor Tim Mead are the soloists and of course David Bates is the Artistic Director. To purchase the CD please click here or on the CD image.   If you need any more gentle persuasion, here are two videos filmed by Fly On The Wall during recording sessions at All Saints East Finchley in London. … [read more.....]

Reviews for 31st Christmas Festival at SJSS

Here are the reviews from our Concert at the 31st Christmas Festival at St John's Smith Square: Bach – Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV62 Bach – Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen BWV51 Mozart – Exsultate Jubilate K165 Haydn – Missa Sancti Nicolai Lucy Crowe – soprano David Blackadder – trumpet Ruth Hansford for Planet Hugill Baroque and classical delights ★★★★ "Bach cantatas, Haydn's St Nicholas Mass and a Mozart soprano showpiece in this delightful Christmas programme. David Peter Bates … [read more.....]

The Critics Loved La Calisto At Wigmore Hall

Here are a selection of highlights from the reviews: "The singing was suave, wordy and quick-witted from the goddesses to the sidekicks Mercurio (James Newby) and Silvano (Edward Grint), and Mead’s noble shepherd, while the pathos and comedy in Calisto’s erotic downfall were exquisitely balanced by Crowe. After this and their delectable Acis and Galatea, how long before La Nuova Musica get the theatre run they deserve?" Anna Picard - The Times **** "David Bates and La Nuova Musica gave … [read more.....]