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Armonico Consort is a critically acclaimed UK choir and instrumental ensemble renowned for its inspiring concerts and imaginative singing education programme, AC Academy.

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ARMONICO CONSORT'S UNLOCKED FESTIVAL  15-17 JULY 2020

Join us for three fabulous days of live recorded concerts, interviews, singing workshops, musical recollections, a virtual choir and more, all via Facebook and YouTube.

Highlights include a live, recorded performance of Oz & Armonico Drink to Music with Oz Clarke and Armonico musicians, A Crafty Beer with The King’s Singers, Spring from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons in Unlocking Baroque Memories, our special arrangement of God Only Knows featuring the whole Armonico family and friends, plus singing workshops for children and older people.

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The safety and health of our staff, performing artists and audiences is our number one priority and we will continue to follow any recommendations from the relevant authorities and implement all appropriate instructions accordingly.

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Inspiring audiences with passionate performances.

Critically acclaimed choir and instrumental ensemble Armonico Consort entertains audiences across the country with its high quality concerts, outstanding recordings and innovative projects. Drawing on the passions of forward-thinking founder and artistic director Christopher Monks, our professional singers and musicians perform inspiring programmes, spanning the Baroque to the present day.

Central to Armonico Consort is our education programme AC Academy, which reaches 15,000 children a year across the UK through its in-school Choir Creation Scheme and after-school AC Academy Choirs in partnership with music hubs nationwide.

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The legacy of a choir that lasts forever

AC Academy is Armonico Consort’s extensive and imaginative singing education programme, which reaches 15,000 young people a year offering life-changing experiences and first-class performance opportunities through fun and engaging singing projects.

The charity develops and supports choirs and choir leaders across the UK through its in-school Choir Creation Scheme, after school AC Academy Choirs and SEN projects, in partnership with music hubs nationwide and in collaboration with venues such as the Royal Albert Hall.

By 2020, we aim to create 300 children’s choirs and 300 choir leaders leaving a singing legacy across the country.

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Armonico's workplace choir scheme

There’s never been a better time to invest in the health and happiness of your workforce.

There is strong scientific evidence that singing helps reduce stress and improves mental and physical well-being. Our research shows it boosts productivity too.

Voice Squad is Armonico Consort’s workplace choir scheme which brings employees from across the business together in a social and fun activity to help create a happier, more productive, workforce.

Find out more about Voice Squad half-day workshops and longer term choir creation.

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OZ & ARMONICO DRINK TO MUSIC: GIN & PHONIC

BRAND NEW PROGRAMME: 19/05/2020 - 21/05/2020

FOLLOWING THE RECENT GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), THE OZ & ARMONICO: GIN AND PHONIC PERFORMANCE ON 19 MAY WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE HOPE TO RESHEDULE THIS IN THE AUTUMN AND WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW PERFORMANCE DATES ASAP. TICKETS WILL STILL BE VALID FOR THE RESCHEDULED WARWICK PERFORMANCE OR PLEASE CONTACT THE

DIDO & AENEAS | PURCELL STABAT MATER | PERGOLESI

Dido & Aeneas: 18/06/2020 - 18/06/2020

FOLLOWING THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ON MARCH 16, THE PERFORMANCE AT THAXTED FESTIVAL ON 26 JUNE WILL NO LONGER BE GOING AHEAD. THE WARWICK ARTS CENTRE & MALVERN THEATRES PERFORMANCES ON 18 & 19 JUNE WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2021, DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY AND TICKETS WILL BE

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Meet Hilary Eldridge: Conductor’s Circle member

Hilary Eldridge first came across Armonico Consort thanks to Dame Emma Kirkby and has been a loyal friend and supporter ever since, most recently enabling us to put on our first post-lockdown concert, Dido and Aeneas.  Our Relationship Manager, Patrons and Sponsors, Eva Williams, chatted to the Conductor’s Circle member.    During lockdown you have
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Voice Squad Online: free summer singing workshops for the Over 60s

Thanks to a grant from Warwickshire County Council, we're running weekly online singing sessions for Over 60s, vulnerable older people and those with dementia, this summer. They're completely free and easy to access via YouTube.
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Dido & Aeneas – “The vocal ensembles are beautifully sparse and luminous and the instrumental playing is brightly streamlined.”

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