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Recording Lennox Berkeley's Stabat Mater

Recording Lennox Berkeley’s Stabat Mater

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).

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All-Star lineup at 2016 Little Venice Music Festival

All-Star lineup at 2016 Little Venice Music Festival

On 7th, 8th and 9th October, the fifteenth Little Venice Music Festival will take place, curated for the first time by the Berkeley Ensemble.

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Summer festivals: a bumper crop

Summer festivals: a bumper crop

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The Berkeley Ensemble has a bumper crop of festival appearances lined up for its summer season.
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Berkeley Ensemble announced as first Artist in Association at University of Hull

Berkeley Ensemble announced as first Artist in Association at University of Hull

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.

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End-of-year praise for Lennox Berkeley: Chamber Works

End-of-year praise for Lennox Berkeley: Chamber Works

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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’.
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Applications now open for Chamber Music in Chaffcombe 2017

Applications now open for Chamber Music in Chaffcombe 2017

Running for the fifth consecutive year, our residential course for piano, strings and winds will take place from 28th April to 1st May 2017.

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Back into the studio...supported by PRS for Music Foundation!

Back into the studio…supported by PRS for Music Foundation!

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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.

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New recording released on Resonus Classics!

New recording released on Resonus Classics!

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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.
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New Cobbett Prize: Winners announced

New Cobbett Prize: Winners announced

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Following performances of all the finalists’ pieces at the Forge on the 10th December, the New Cobbett Prize panel announced this year’s winners.
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