The Winter Festival draws to a close…

Tonight we have the last two concerts of our Winter Festival. A fantastic double bill beginning with the wonderful EXAUDI in what will be a stunning rendition of Monteverdi’s Third Book of Madrigals at 6.30 pm followed by Retrospect Ensemble with a programme of Italian instrumental music exploring the styles and aesthetics of the Baroque…

60 seconds with… Matthew Halls

Black tie or all black? All black, it’s much easier to clean… Red or white (wine)? At this time of year red wins hands down I’d say…. Monteverdi: Madrigals or Vespers? Is this a trick question?! Impossible to call…. Do you have any pre-concert rituals? I’m currently half way through learning the Tai ch’i short…

Artist Focus: Retrospect Ensemble

Unlimited in their choice of historical repertoire, Retrospect Ensemble is on a journey to explore a vast range of music with a fresh approach. Founded and directed by Matthew Halls, they enjoy an annual Wigmore Hall series, international concert engagements and a relationship with the Korean National Opera. Not only that, they will be bringing…