Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its twelve members have thrilled audiences on four continents with their fresh and vibrant performances of Renaissance polyphony. Its bestselling recordings for Harmonia Mundi have earned accolades including the Gramophone Award for Early Music, Diapason d’or de l’année, Edison Klassiek Award, and Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik. The group has received three Grammy® nominations, and performed live at the 60th Grammy® Awards at Madison Square Garden.
Stile Antico has appeared at many of at Europe’s most important venues, including the Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertbebouw, and Leipzig Gewandhaus, and regularly features at such prestigious festivals as the BBC Proms and the Antwerp, Utrecht and York Early Music Festivals. The group tours regularly to the US and Canada, has appeared in Mexico, Colombia, Korea, Macau and Hong Kong, and will visit Japan for the first time during the current season.
Stile Antico’s members rehearse and perform as chamber musicians, each contributing artistically to the musical results. In addition to its core repertoire, the group has premiered works by John McCabe, Huw Watkins, Nico Muhly, Giles Swayne, and Joanna Marsh, and appeared with such diverse collaborators as Fretwork, the Folger Consort, Marino Fomenti, B’Rock, Rihab Azar, and Sting. Stile Antico regularly leads courses at Dartington, and continues to expand its work with younger people with the support of the Stile Antico Foundation.
A Renaissance Christmas is a festive programme bringing together stunning Renaissance music and beautiful contemporaneous poetry for Advent and Christmas.