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Acis and Galatea is The Sunday Times Album of the Week!

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

We're delighted that our new recording of Handel's 'Acis and Galatea' is The Sunday Times Album of the Week!

Acis and Galatea – new recording out now!

June 1st, 2018|0 Comments

We are delighted that our recording of Handel's exquisite Acis and Galatea is officially released today!

Purcell and Blow at The Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

May 25th, 2018|0 Comments

We are honoured to have been asked to perform Purcell 'Dido and Aeneas' and Blow 'Venus and Adonis' in the famous acoustic of The Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, as part of their Saturday Matinee series.

Handel ‘Solomon’ at Royal Opera House

May 25th, 2018|0 Comments

We are thrilled to be bringing Handel’s extraordinary oratorio 'Solomon' back to its original home in Covent Garden.

Reviews

“15 fine players who caress the bare bones of Monteverdi’s score into wonderfully luscious, responsive accompaniments”

The Times ★★★★★, Monteverdi 'The Return of Ulysses'

“Curnyn’s players glittered, danced, scythed and at times improvised their way through a fuller version of the score than we usually hear. Monteverdi has never sounded more persuasive, not even from Gardiner and company.”

The Arts Desk ★★★★☆, Monteverdi 'The Return of Ulysses'

“The sensational musicianship is not to be missed.”

The Observer ★★★★☆, Monteverdi 'The Return of Ulysses'

“these expert musicians let Monteverdi speak to us like a contemporary.”

What's on Stage ★★★★☆, Monteverdi 'The Return of Ulysses'

“Now that it’s teamed up with Christian Curnyn’s Early Opera Company, the Royal Opera seems unable to put a foot wrong with its forays into early music.”

What's on Stage, Rossi 'Orpheus'

“Find anything exciting happening in period opera in the UK and Curnyn will be involved, whether it’s conducting at the Wanamaker or ENO, recording Handel or directing his own projects.”

The Spectator, Rameau 'Castor and Pollux'