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.
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.
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.
J.S. BACH MASS IN B MINOR: 31/01/2020 - 06/03/2020
FOLLOWING THE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ON MARCH 16, THIS PERFORMANCE WILL NO LONGER BE GOING AHEAD AS THE HOLY WEEK FESTIVAL CAN NO LONGER TAKE PLACE.
Oz & Armonico drink to music: a second sip: 05/05/2020 - 05/05/2020
FOLLOWING THE RECENT GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), THE MAYFIELD FESTIVAL WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Love Handels: 23/05/2020 - 23/05/2020
Along with two of our finest soloists, Armonico Consort will perform some of the most beautiful arias and duets from Handel and other baroque masters. These wonderful works will be paired with letters, poetry and tales of love to create an entrancing evening of musical delight.
AC Academy Does The Royal Albert Hall: 03/06/2020 - 03/06/2020
AC Academy are delighted to announce their fourth performance on the world’s most famous stage at the Royal Albert Hall! Over 2,500 singers from our AC Academy choirs across the UK will be joined by world class musicians and soloists in an epic concert which will set people’s hearts on fire through some of the
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: 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.
Beowulf: 24/06/2020 - 24/06/2020
FOLLOWING THE RECENT GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), THE BEOWULF PERFORMANCES AT THE OCTAGON THEATRE AND LLANDEILO FAWR FESTIVAL OF MUSIC WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER 2021 Join Armonico Consort in the retelling of Beowulf, one of the world’s greatest mythical tales, in an evening of musical entertainment. Discover a legendary time of heroes and warriors as Prince
Splendid - Naked Byrd 2
Dido & Aeneas – “The vocal ensembles are beautifully sparse and luminous and the instrumental playing is brightly streamlined.”