Ensemble Links: Les Voix Baroques and Alamire

20

April
2011

Vocal ensembles of note, in their own words. (Click on the country to read more.)

Canada: Les Voix Baroques (Matthew White, dir.)

Les Voix Baroques is an ensemble of vocal soloists specializing in works from the Renaissance and Baroque.

Past projects include Bach’s St. John and St. Matthew Passion with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Bach Cantatas with Ensemble Les Boreades, a tour of Germany with IConfidenti Berlin and a 2007 Juno Nominated and Opus award winning Atma recording of Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri with Les Voix Humaines and conductor Alexander Weimann.

Les Voix Baroques (photo: courtesy of the ensemble)

England: Alamire (David Skinner, dir.)

One of the leading vocal consorts in the UK, Alamire has an enviable line-up of some of the finest consort singers under the charismatic directorship of David Skinner. Inspired by the great choral works of the medieval and early modern periods, the ensemble expands or contracts according to its chosen repertoire and often combines with instrumentalists, creating colourful programmes to illustrate musical or historical themes.

Alamire (photo: courtesy of the ensemble)

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