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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SJSS Mozart Review

We were delighted to receive a four and a half (!) star review of our St John's Smith Square Mozart Mass In C Minor concert from (written by Barry Creasy). "Crowe’s own movements continued the perfection: the ‘Kyrie’ was appropriately plaintive, with the chest-voice in full-on velvet mode, and her liquid delivery of ‘Et incarnatus’ (whose flute, oboe and bassoon obbligato lines were delivered with perfect synergy and sensitivity, the baroque instruments making an unusual and … [read more.....]

Mary Bevan Sings Laudamus Te

Listen to Mary Bevan singing Laudamus Te (Mozart Mass in C Minor) during the rehearsal for our recent concert at St John's Smith Square. This video was first shared on Classic FM. Hear Mary Bevan sing Mozart tonight at 7.30 with @lanuovamusica at @StJohnsSmithSq ✅ — Classic FM (@ClassicFM) November 13, 2017 … [read more.....]

Handel Opera in 2018

We are very happy to announce that La Nuova Musica will present Handel's Orlando at SJSS on 1st February 2018. … [read more.....]