Do you know someone living with dementia who loves singing? We’re recruiting now for participants to join the Warwick Memory Singers, Armonico Consort’s first community choir for people with dementia and their carers.
For Armonico Consort’s 20th anniversary, Oz & Armonico’s Great Bike Adventure sets off on 11 September, touring Warwickshire on a massive fundraising effort for the Warwick Memory Singers. The third Great Bike Adventure may be a little shorter than the two previous years, but the cyclists have more than a few hills to contend with …
And we’re off! Armonico Consort is 20 and we’re planning to celebrate like any 20-year-old would! There’ll be special events, new commissions, birthday concerts, parties, exciting initiatives and plenty of collective reminiscences.
We’re on the hunt for warm, empathetic and enthusiastic volunteers to help Armonico Consort run our latest project – Warwick Memory Singers, a community choir in Warwick for people living with dementia and their carers.
In the second of our short series of interviews with our fabulous freelance musicians, we chat to King’s Singer Edward Button who has been involved in several of Armonico Consort’s new streamed concerts featuring some of our favourite early music repertoire, from Byrd to Bach.
The recent launch of our streamed concerts On Demand has not only brought enjoyment to our audiences, but valuable work for our fabulous freelance musicians. A full year after concert-giving came to a shuddering halt, we’ve been asking some of them what life has been like.
Armonico Consort is launching a brand new series of streamed concerts to enjoy at home, anywhere in the world, with a collection of filmed performances released from Monday 8 March 2021. Conducted by Artistic Director, Christopher Monks, the concerts have been beautifully filmed and feature some of the critically-acclaimed choir’s favourite early music repertoire.
WATCH VIDEO: Christopher Monks looks forward to Armonico Consort’s 20th anniversary We’ll be celebrating in style as any 20-year old would! Do keep in touch and join the party. A Happy New Year to all our friends and supporters. 2021 is a particularly exciting one for Armonico Consort as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. Artistic Director,
Armonico Consort’s musicians brought the power of music to residents living with dementia at a Warwick care home and helped launch a search for permanent musicians of their own.
Wine expert and TV broadcaster Oz Clarke is to get on his bike (again) to help us raise awareness of the benefits of music therapy for older people and those living with dementia and launch our partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society.