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

Gramophone Magazine – Best new Classical Albums for June 2017

We were pleased to be chosen as one of the "Best new Classical Albums for June 2017" in Gramophone Magazine. Here are a selection of further foreign language and online reviews: Alexandra Coghlan for Gramophone Magazine "Anyone longing for a bit more moderation – a performance embracing both the rose and the yew tree in this exquisite Latin hymn – should find plenty to console in this thrilling new recording from La Nuova Musica. In Lucy Crowe and Tim Mead the ensemble have both period … [read more.....]

Sunday Times Album Of The Week

"A superb disc of baroque vocal music" This is how Hugh Canning describes our new Pergolesi and Bach CD in his review in the Sunday Times. It was also "Album Of The Week" "Lucy Crowe and Tim Mead withstand comparison with the finest on disc. Their voices blend ideally in the duets, and their stylish phrasing in the arias is especially rewarding here. Crowe’s runs and trills delight in her jaunty Inflammatus, while the emotional crux of the work, the alto’s Fac ut portem, is sublimely … [read more.....]

5 Star Review For Il Duello Amoroso

Our London Handel Festival concert Il Duello Amoroso received a 5••••• review in the Independant newspaper. Rare stuff from the seemingly inexhaustible treasure-house of forgotten Baroque music Presenting Handel’s music in a London church in which the composer himself used to sit, with singers backed by a band of a sort he had specified, the London Handel Society’s last concert in St George’s Church, Hanover Square, proved a delight. This time it was vocal duets by soprano Louise Alder … [read more.....]