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Cardinall's Musick, The

Included in the NCEM online directory

Included in the Nema 2010 Early Music Yearbook and Performers Directory

Period(s) Renaissance, Baroque
Style of ensemble Vocal

Biography

The Cardinall's Musick is one of the jewels in the crown of the UK music scene. Concentrating on the music of the 16th- and 17th-centuries, the group is recognised as one of the most expressive, entertaining and professional ensembles in the world, with the ability to make the sounds of the past live in the present. Taking its name from the 16th-century English cardinal, Thomas Wolsey, the group's reputation grew through its extensive study of music from the English Renaissance. Its repertoire has grown to include music from many different countries and it is known for thoughtful, themed programmes designed to stimulate and enlighten, to broaden horizons but also to look at standard repertoire with a fresh eye. One of the strengths of the group lies in the combination of solid academic research with the ability of its singers to perform as soloists who are also part of a vocal team.

Sample programme

Main contact name
Ben Rayfield

Postal address
Rayfield Artists, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London, SE1 7SJ

Members Names
Andrew Carwood - director

Telephone Number
020 3176 5500

Fax Number
0700 602 4143

Email address
Ben.rayfield@rayfieldallied.com

Website address
www.cardinallsmusick.com

Other associated sites
http://twitter.com/thecardinalls http://www.facebook.com/TheCardinallsMusick