Berkeley Ensemble violinist Fran’s account of making a world premier recording for Delphian and a three- concert tour of Lennox Berkeley’s Stabat Mater and his son Micheal Berkeley’s Touch Light with the Marian Consort and David Wordsworth (photos by Fran Barritt).
The Berkeley Ensemble has been appointed as the University of Hull’s first Associate Artist in Music from autumn 2015. The London-based group will visit several times a year to work with students and perform as part of the university’s annual recital programme.
The ensemble is thrilled that Gramophone has included our latest album, Lennox Berkeley: Chamber Works in a recent Critics Choice 2015 feature. Writing in the December issue, Peter Dickinson hails the album as ‘a most enjoyable collection in every way’. (more…)
In August 2015, supported by PRS for Music Foundation, we will record our third album for Resonus Classics featuring the winners of our inaugural New Cobbett Prize for composition: Samuel Wesley Lewis, Laurence Osborn and Barnaby Martin.
This week Resonus Classics released the Berkeley Ensemble’s new recording of chamber works by Lennox Berkeley. Supported by a grant from the Lennox Berkeley Society, the recording features a number of premières including two fascinating early works recently discovered at the British Library. (more…)