La Nuova Musica

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

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News

4 Star Couperin Disc Review In The Guardian

Couperin: Lecons de Tenebres, etc CD review – ravishing tribute by early music's finest voices "Two of the UK’s finest early music voices divvy up Les Leçons de Ténèbres – outrageously sensual liturgical lamentations written by François Couperin for Holy Week in 1714. In the first lesson, Lucy Crowe is ecstatic and golden, ravishing in her upper flourishes and the way she pushes and lingers on those achy-sweet dissonances. In the second lesson, Elizabeth Watts is grainier, softer-edged, … [read more.....]

New CD Release Of Leçons De Ténèbres by Couperin

We are delighted to announce that our new CD, Leçons De Ténèbres by Francois Couperin will be released on 9th September 2016. Here is a film made during the recording featuring Lucy Crowe and Elizabeth Watts … [read more.....]

A Great Performance, A Wonderful Evening

Here are two reviews from our performance at this year's Salzburger Festspiele with Bejun Mehta. Bejun Mehta Cantata Recital Hüpfen, springen, totentanzen "Lamentiert wird in der Barockmusik nicht wenig: zum Beispiel aus Liebeskummer. Aber wenn’s ans Sterben ging, gab man sich fröhlich - in der Gewissheit auf eine bessere Welt. Am Mittwoch lamentierte und frohlockte bei den Salzburger Festspielen Countertenor Bejun Mehta bei einem Kantaten-Programm. "Ich freue mich auf meinen Tod" - ein … [read more.....]