We are delighted to now be back in concert halls – there is no better feeling than experiencing music live in person! Things have opened back up just in time for Armonico’s 20th birthday and we have an exciting season ahead. Visit ‘What’s On’ for full information and ticket booking.
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.
CORONATION OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II : 21/06/2022 - 03/07/2022
NARRATED BY FORMER ROYAL CORRESPONDENTS, NICHOLAS OWEN AND JENNIE BOND To commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of the world’s longest reigning Monarch, Armonico Consort will recreate the highlights of the Coronation Service of Queen Elizabeth II in this unique concert performance. Narrated by former Royal Correspondent for ITV News, BBC presenter, and one of the best-known
OZ & ARMONICO DRINK TO MUSIC: GIN & PHONIC!: 03/05/2022 - 13/07/2022
In the third instalment of this hugely successful programme, the Oz & Armonico team investigate the highs and lows (mainly highs) of the relationship between gin, music and humans over the centuries. International wine expert, author and TV presenter Oz Clarke returns to host the perfect evening of music, gin, incredible facts and blunt fiction.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: 11/07/2022 - 11/07/2022
We are full of (magic) beans to announce that a very unique pantomime will be taking place at the Albany Theatre this July! All eight Coventry special educational needs (SEN) schools are coming together for a sparkling pantomime adventure – Jack and the Beanstalk! (Oh no they’re not! Oh yes they are!) When happy-go-lucky Jack
Mozart Requiem & Handel Coronation Anthems: 30/09/2022 - 01/10/2022
Composed in the final year of his life, and completed by Süssmayr in the following year, Mozart’’s Requiem is one of the greatest choral works of all time, creating the inspiration for Requiem settings of the great composers for centuries to come. Whilst the Music for the Royal Fireworks are seen as a different musical generation
Splendid - Naked Byrd 2
Dido & Aeneas – “The vocal ensembles are beautifully sparse and luminous and the instrumental playing is brightly streamlined.”