The Brook Street Band is delighted to be part of an exciting new music outreach project, Roots. We’ll be working in collaboration with VOCES8, Cambridge Early Music, Anglia Ruskin University, Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire
We’re delighted to be recording Arne’s “Judgment of Paris” which we performed at the London Handel Festival earlier this year, conducted by John Andrews. John has been working for some time to secure this world premiere recording (for the label
We’ve long wanted to record Handel’s wonderful sonatas for violin and basso continuo, and 2018 is the year we finally got around to it. We’ve been playing them together since 1995, so it seemed about the right time! The year
We’ve just returned from a fantastic three days in Hull, working with music students at the University, giving a concert with Lisete da Silva, and then rehearsing for our next CD recording. It was a great privilege to be in
We’re really excited about our visit to Hull on 1-2 November 2017. We’ll be working with students on the 1st, and then performing a Bach, Handel and Telemann programme in the stunning new Middleton Hall on the 2nd. We were
The summer has been a productive time, making funding applications, renewing relationships with promoters, music festivals and music societies, and planning the Band’s next Handel CD. Some time was also spent mucking around in boats, with the next generation of
The Brook Street Band is delighted to have been chosen as one of the selected artists on the 2018-19 Making Music scheme.
‘A weekend dedicated to Handel in Norwich, was a fine tribute to both composer and musicians…playing was vibrant and expressive throughout…This inaugural Handel Festival was a high-quality event for both young and old, aficionado or beginner’ Martyn Harrison Seen and
The Brook Street Band launches its inaugural Handel Festival, a 2-day event in Norwich, April 22-23 2017 The Brook Street Band has long dreamed of presenting its own Festival, dedicated to the great love of its life, George Frideric Handel.
We are busy working towards our 20th Anniversary Concert at Wigmore Hall on 17th July. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate 20 years of friendship and music-making, with musical colleagues spanning the Band’s life, and we really hope to