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Our Journey - Concerts

Armonico Consort performs more than 50 concerts each year. Initially specialising in Baroque and Renaissance music, it has gained a reputation for staging innovative and imaginative programmes using movement and lighting for dramatic effect. It has appeared at major festivals across the UK and with internationally-acclaimed musicians. Recent reviews for concerts and recordings include five stars in The Times and The Independent.

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Armonico Consort celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II by recreating the sounds of her coronation at Westminster Abbey.

Handel's Messiah
Handel's Messiah

Handel’s Messiah, the best loved and greatest oratorio, and the most astounding collection of wonderful melodies and inspirational text.

Naked Byrd
Naked Byrd

Naked Byrd has become a programme created in Armonico Consort's inimitable style, and in the four years since it was first performed, has captured the hearts of reviews and presenters of both BBC radio 3 and Classic FM, who feature tracks from the five star winning recording every week.

Bernstein - Chichester Psalms
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms

In a first for Armonico Consort, the choir will be joined by the choir of Warwick School in addition to young singers from the AC Academy in Warwick to perform an improvisation with the Parisian world-famous exponent of the art, Naji Hakim.

Bach B Minor Mass
Bach B Minor Mass

A masterpiece of the baroque period, and one of Bach’s final works, the B Minor Mass brings together brilliance in melodic counterpoint and Bach’s harmonic genius.

Let the Bright Seraphim
Let the Bright Seraphim

Elin Manahan Thomas and Crispian Steele Perkins join Armonico Consort Baroque Players at King's College, Cambridge.

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

"...it's arguably the greatest opera ever written in Britain, and it's perfect for Armonico's approach."

 

Richard Bratby, Metro

Naked Byrd
Naked Byrd

Naked Byrd has become a programme created in Armonico Consort's inimitable style, and in the four years since it was first performed, has captured the hearts of reviews and presenters of both BBC radio 3 and Classic FM, who feature tracks from the five star winning recording every week.

Carols By Candlelight
Carols By Candlelight

Stunning venues, beautiful atmospheres, traditional and new carols ignited by candlelit warmth - truly the perfect end to the year.  

Rossini: the Barber of Seville
Rossini: the Barber of Seville

"...arguably, the most popular operatic comedy of all time."

 

Chris Ball. 2009

Come and Sing - Bach's Mass in B Minor
Come and Sing - Bach's Mass in B Minor

 

St Mark’s Church, Leamington Spa – 23rd February 2013

Open rehearsal – 2.00pm-5.00pm, Performance – 5.30pm-6.30pm

 

W. A Mozart | Requiem, Charles Gounod | St Cecilia Mass
W. A Mozart | Requiem, Charles Gounod | St Cecilia Mass

Come and hear Mozart’s final work and one of the most well loved choral pieces of all time, alongside the stunning St Cecilia Mass – one of the greatest accomplishments of Western music.

Greensleeves | That’s All Folks!
Greensleeves | That’s All Folks!

A celebration of music spanning the length and breadth of the British Isles, 'Greensleeves - that's all folks!' featuresmesmerising new arrangements of the most beautiful folk music ever written.  

Venetian Blinders | Concerto!
Venetian Blinders | Concerto!

Bringing together music either directly from the Venetian schools or, as with Telemann, heavily inspired by Venetian Baroque composers, this will be a concert of majestic beauty only the Italians could create.

The Consort at Christmas: A Venetian Christmas
The Consort at Christmas: A Venetian Christmas

Featuring spectacular polychoral works, including music in 16 different parts, no one will leave in any doubt as to how Venice secured the phenomenal reputation for music-making that has lasted over four centuries. 

The Consort at Christmas: The President's Dinner
The Consort at Christmas: The President's Dinner

Sir John Egan, Armonico Consort’s President, invites you to join us for an evening of fine food and entertainment whilst aiming to raise £10,000 for the AC Academy Futures Appeal, surrounded by the elegant majesty of one of England’s finest castles.

The Consort at Christmas: Carols by Candlelight
The Consort at Christmas: Carols by Candlelight

Join us for our annual Christmas celebration, a truly stunning venue, a beautiful atmosphere, traditional carols, new carols, candlelit warmth, the perfect end to the year, and surely no better way to begin your Christmas...

Supersize Polyphony 2
Supersize Polyphony 2

Supersize Polyphony 2 takes daredevil concerts to a whole new level...

Bach - St Matthew Passion
Bach - St Matthew Passion

A world-class line up of soloists with the finest period instrumentalists and singers of Armonico Consort to bring Bach’s Masterpiece to life at the start of Easter week. 

Armonico Consort Season Brochure
Armonico Consort Season Brochure

Browse through our page-by-page guide to Armonico Consort's opera, concerts and education events for the 2013-14 season. 

Gillian Keith performs Bach and Scarlatti
Gillian Keith performs Bach and Scarlatti

One of the world's leading sopranos joins the Consort for an evening of sheer beauty. 

Victoria Requiem
Victoria Requiem

The final work of Tomás Luis de Victoria, the Requiem, or ‘Officium Defunctorum’, is an intensely expressive masterpiece.

Rachmaninov Vespers
Rachmaninov Vespers

Sublime melodies and intricate rhythms paired with the colourful Russian script have made the Vespers timelessly moving, with a truly unique style of choral writing.

Brahms | Requiem
Brahms | Requiem

To commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, Armonico Consort perform great works from Germany and England in tribute to those who died for their countries.

Carols by Candlelight
Carols by Candlelight

Join us for our annual Christmas celebration: stunning venues, beautiful atmospheres, traditional carols, new carols, candlelit warmth and the perfect end to the year. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit?

Bach & Kuhnau | Magnificat
Bach & Kuhnau | Magnificat

Bach's famous masterpiece is combined with works of equal genius from lesser known composers, to create a truly unique concert. 

Nicola Benedetti performs Vivaldi | The Four Seasons
Nicola Benedetti performs Vivaldi | The Four Seasons

Armonico Consort is joined by one of the greatest musicians of our time to create a Valentine's concert like no other. 

Handel | Messiah
Handel | Messiah

The worlds best-loved oratorio performed by a world-class lineup of soloists. 

Come and Sing Mozart Requiem
Come and Sing Mozart Requiem

'Come and Sing’ gives singers of all levels of ability and experience the chance to learn the skills and techniques which Armonico employ to achieve their unique sound and blend. 

A German Christmas
A German Christmas

Combining the perfection of German composition with the vibrant influence of the Venetian School, these works celebrate the festive season with much colour, drama and melody.

A German Christmas
A German Christmas

Combining the perfection of German composition with the vibrant influence of the Venetian School, these works celebrate the festive season with much colour, drama and melody.

Mozart Requiem | Haydn Creation Part I
Mozart Requiem | Haydn Creation Part I

Come and hear Mozart’s final work and one of the most well loved choral pieces of all time, alongside the astounding Haydn Creation.

Coronation of King Henry VIII
Coronation of King Henry VIII

Featuring music from some of the greatest English composers of Henry VIII's time, including Fayrfax and Taverner.

An exclusive evening of entertainment, to help change young lives!
An exclusive evening of entertainment, to help change young lives!

Join Armonico Consort and a host of VIPs as we celebrate with an exclusive evening of entertainment to raise funds for our educational work in Coventry.