Period Instrument Orchestras of England, Ireland, and Scotland

7

June
2010

Some of the finest period instrument orchestras are found in Great Britain and Ireland (primarily in England). The following list brings together professional ensembles, both young and well-established, with an online presence.

ENGLAND

  • Academy of Ancient Music (visit)
  • Avison Ensemble (visit)
  • English Baroque Soloists (visit)
  • English Concert (visit)
  • European Union Baroque Orchestra (visit)
  • Gabrieli Consort & Players (visit)
  • Hanover Band (visit)
  • Harmony of Nations Baroque Orchestra (visit)
  • King’s Consort (visit)
  • La Serenissima (visit)
  • London Handel Orchestra (visit)
  • New London Consort (visit)
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (visit)
  • Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (visit)
  • Parley of Instruments (visit)
  • Restrospect Ensemble (visit)
  • Taverner Consort and Players (visit)

IRELAND

  • Irish Baroque Orchestra (visit)

SCOTLAND

  • Dunedin Consort & Players (visit)
  • Ludus Baroque (visit)

Ludus Baroque - Rehearsals for Christmas Oratorio

(In rehearsal with Ludus Baroque. Photo: Stuart Barrett)

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