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Florilegium

Included in the NCEM online directory

Included in the Nema 2010 Early Music Yearbook and Performers Directory

Period(s) Classical, Baroque
Style of ensemble Instrumental

Biography

Regular performances in some of the world's most prestigious venues have confirmed Florilegium's status as one of Britain's most outstanding period instrument ensembles. Since their formation in 1991 they have established a reputation for stylish and exciting interpretations, from intimate chamber works to large-scale orchestral and choral repertoire. Florilegium regularly collaborate with some of the world's finest musicians including Dame Emma Kirkby, Robin Blaze and Elin Manahan Thomas.

Concert venues include Sydney Opera House, Esplanade (Singapore), Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Konzerthaus (Vienna), Beethoven-Haus (Bonn), Handel-Haus (Halle) and Frick Collection (New York).

Among the numerous residencies Florilegium have held was Ensemble-in-Residence at London's Wigmore Hall from 1998 to 2000, performing several series of concerts each year and becoming actively involved in the Hall's education work.

2015-16 is the group's 25th anniversary season, with concerts nationwide, including Scotland and Wales. There are concerts fromTonbridge and Stour Festival in Kent, to Bath and Truro in the West as well as Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and Beverley Early Music Festival. London concerts include Kings Place, LSO St Lukes, the Royal Festival Hall, Southwark Cathedral and two concerts at Wigmore Hall.

Florilegium's recordings for Channel Classics have been awarded many prizes including a Gramophone Award nomination, Editor's Choice from Gramophone, Diapasons d'Or and Chocs de la Musique.

Sample programme

Main contact name
Valeria Farruggia

Postal address
21 Village Road, London N3 1TL

Members Names
Ashley Solomon - flute/recorder
Bojan Cicic - violin
Jennifer Morsches - cello
Reiko Ichise - viola da gamba
Terence Charlston - harpsichord/organ

Telephone Number
07443 427470

Email address
v.farruggia@florilegium.org.uk

Website address
www.florilegium.org.uk

Other associated sites
http://twitter.com/florilegiumuk