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 see you there. Do visit the Wigmore Hall Website for more information and to book tickets.
Since “Handel Trio Sonatas for Two Violins and Basso Continuo” was released in March, it has barely been out of the press. It achieved a place in the Classical Chart Top 30, featured as Classic FM Disc of the Week, and on Radio 3’s In Tune.
Here are a few of our review highlights:
‘The Brook Street Band bring some spectacularly fine playing…making this a Handel disc not to be missed.’ The Classical Reviewer.
‘Vital and vivacious’ The Guardian.
‘An exemplary recording’ Music Web International.
‘Life-enhancing stuff’ The Arts Desk.
‘The Brook Street Band were born to play Handel. Fresh, lively performances.’ Big Issue.
‘An absolute cracker of a disc!’ Early Music Review.
‘Neat and energetic birthday performances’ The Strad.
‘Masterly performances’ Gramophone Magazine.
We’ve also been featured as cover artists for Early Music Today magazine, with the article now available to view online
Most recently the Band enjoyed a photoshoot and re-style courtesy of Helen David, the founder of English Eccentrics. Classic FM came along to make a series of films about the Band, including a masterclass on the Passacaille from Handel’s Trio Sonata Op.5 No.4: