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King Arthur triumphs at the 2020 BBC Music Magazine Awards!

We’re delighted to announce Purcell King Arthur 1691 has won both the Opera Award and Recording of the Year at the 2020 BBC Music Magazine Awards! This is Gabrieli’s first win in both the Opera category, and of the coveted top prize, Recording of the Year. Released in October 2019, our double-CD of the composer’s […]

Purcell King Arthur - BBC Music Magazine Opera Nominee 2020!

We’re delighted to announce that Purcell King Arthur 1692 – our latest release on Winged Lion Records – has been nominated in the Opera category of the 2020 BBC Music Magazine Awards! Our new performing edition of Henry Purcell and John Dryden’s great 17th century patriotic opera (recorded here) has been causing quite a stir […]

Calling all violinists! Auditions announced for 11 Nov 2019

Gabrieli are pleased to announce tutti violin auditions on 11 Nov 2019, with a second round to be held on 12 Nov 2019, both in central London. Interested players are invited to submit a basic CV to info@nullgabrieli.com by 5.00pm on Mon 28 Oct 2019. Successful applicants will be advised of their audition time by […]

We're hiring! Applications now open for role of Development Manager

Following a period of steadily increased fundraising success, Gabrieli expanded its staff to include a dedicated development role for the first time in its history in 2017. This appointment resulted in a step-change in our ability to fund the innovative projects for which we have become known: first year grant funding tripled from our best […]

King Arthur wins the Helpmann Award for Best Chamber/Instrumental Ensemble Performance 2019!

We’re delighted to announce that our debut Australian tour of Purcell  King Arthur  in February 2019 has been awarded the 2019 Helpmann Award for Best Chamber/Instrumental Ensemble Performance! The Helpmann Awards – Australia’s premiere live performance awards – are given each year to celebrate excellence across musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, opera, theatre and dance, […]

A Rose Magnificat - BBC Music Magazine Choral Award Winner 2019!

We’re delighted to announce that A Rose Magnificat – the latest release on Winged Lion Records – has won Best Choral Recording at the 2019 BBC Music Magazine Awards! This stunning collection explores the diverse and extensive body of works dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary over the centuries and includes music by Tallis, MacMillan, […]

A Rose Magnificat - BBC Music Magazine Choral Nominee 2019

We’re delighted to announce that A Rose Magnificat – the latest release on Winged Lion Records – has been nominated in the Choral category of the 2019 BBC Music Magazine Awards! This stunning collection explores the diverse and extensive body of works dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary over the centuries and includes music by […]

Gabrieli celebrate success in The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018

Gabrieli have completed The Big Give Christmas Challenge early, exceeding our fundraising target of £20,000 to raise a grand total of £24,773! During this fundraising week, our donors have enjoyed reading anecdotes from our artists about Gabrieli’s storied history with the music of Henry Purcell. For anyone that might have missed these tales of happy […]

The Big Give Christmas Challenge: Double your donation!

From midday on Tues 27 Nov until Tues 4 Dec 2018 all donations made to Gabrieli via The Big Give Christmas Challenge will be DOUBLED! There’s a buzz in the office every time we receive a donation towards one of our landmark projects – it’s a thrill to know how much our supporters love what we […]

'Purcell doesn’t come much better than this...' The Times (6 Nov 2018)

On 1 November 2018, Gabrieli gave the first performance of Paul McCreesh and Christopher Suckling’s new edition of Purcell The Fairy Queen to a capacity crowd at London’s St John’s Smith Square. A stellar cast of British singers and a selection of Gabrieli’s finest players gave a vibrant, innovative performance of this joyful work, to […]