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2.3.15

Stile Antico @ Ascension and St. Agnes


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From the Imperial Court: Music for the House of Hapsburg, Stile Antico
(Harmonia Mundi, 2014)

[Review]
Charles T. Downey, Sounds from olden Europe return to Washington
Washington Post, March 2
Stile Antico, the 12-voice English choir specializing in Renaissance polyphony, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this summer. This relatively young group has given three concerts in Washington since 2011, all met with acclaim from this reviewer. The latest, on Wednesday night at the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, was in an acoustic closer to the vaulted stone churches for which this austere music was intended.

The group has recorded most of the music in this concert on its most recent disc, devoted to pieces made for the Hapsburg imperial court... [Continue reading]
Stile Antico
Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes

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