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 numerous 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 the BBC Proms, Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Cité de la Musique – Philharmonie de Paris, Leipzig Gewandhaus, and at many of the world’s leading early music festivals. Notable recent engagements include debut tours to Colombia, South Korea, Macau and Hong Kong.
The group has premiered works by John McCabe, Nico Muhly, Huw Watkins, Joanna Marsh and Giles Swayne, and collobrated with such diverse performers as Fretwork, the Folger Consort, B’Rock, Marino Formenti, and Sting. Stile Antico regularly leads courses at Dartington International Summer School, and continues to expand its work with younger people through the support of the Stile Antico Foundation.
"Heavenly Harmonies". 9 Psalms Tunes for Archbishop Parker's Psalter. Motets
"In a Strange Land": Elizabethan composers in exile (Philips, Dowland, White, Byrd…)
Music for Complies (nocturnal choirs of the 16th & 17th centuries)
"The Phoenix Rising". Tudor Church Music, incl. Byrd: Mass for 5 voices
"Puer Natus Est": Renaissance carols. Tallis, Byrd, Taverner, Sheppard
The Song of Songs in the Renaissance. Palestrina, Gombert, Lassus, Victoria
"Tune thy Musicke to Thy Hart", Tudor & Jacobean music for private devotion
Updated September 2019