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The Big Give #ChristmasChallenge16 went live at midday, and within an hour of it starting we have already raised nearly £3,000 of our £15,000 total. From 12pm on Tuesday 29 November until 12pm on Friday 02 December any donation received will be matched by funding provided by our ‘charity champion’, the Reed Foundation. With your help […]

In Conversation With Purcell Soloists

For the second and final part of our artist interviews in the run-up to our St. John’s Smith Square concert on 16 July, we caught up with three of our soloists, Nicholas Mulroy, Ashley Riches and Anna Dennis, to talk to them about Purcell and performing with Gabrieli:

In Conversation With Paul McCreesh

Ahead of Gabrieli’s much anticipated European tour of Purcell’s semi-opera King Arthur, which begins with our performance at St. John’s Smith Square in London on 16 July, we talked to our Artistic Director Paul McCreesh about his love of Purcell, and just what makes this great British composer so special: Gabrieli has a long history of performing Purcell – his music seems to have been one of […]

Moderation In All Things?​

Last week Daniel Barenboim received the Elgar Award at London’s Royal Festival Hall for his performances of Elgar, in particular his recordings made with the Staatskapelle Berlin. These are, without doubt, outstanding recordings with much to recommend them. Do I like them? In a word, no! There should always be an etiquette when discussing other […]

Paul McCreesh on Forgotten French Opera & Rattle Mania

Welcome to my new blog for Gabrieli. I hope it’s going to be a good opportunity not just to celebrate some of Gabrieli’s projects but to give our audience a better idea of what makes me tick artistically and perhaps a deeper understanding of my sometimes maverick personality! The music business is a slightly strange one, […]