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The Big Give Christmas Challenge - We Did It!

Thank you so much to everyone who took part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2015. In just two days we managed to raise over £5,000, which with our matched funding means we successfully raised over £10,000 in total. We are thrilled that this takes us that little bit closer to the funding needed for our new recording of Haydn’s The Seasons, which we are due to record this summer.
 

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2015

We are delighted to announce that Gabrieli have once again been chosen to participate in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge. We have celebrated successful Challenges each Christmas from 2010 until 2013 raising a total of over £49,500 – can you help us smash the £50,000 mark this year?! In 2015, the Christmas Challenge runs on […]

2015/16 Season Overview

After a busy summer of Purcell, Gabrieli launch the 2015/16 season in style with two performances at the Utrecht Early Music Festival – Of a Rose is all my Song, our newest a cappella Consort programme featuring substantial 16th century motets by Tallis and Mundy alongside contemporary British repertoire, and our much-loved Three Odes for […]

Gabrieli Roar Announces New Partner Choirs for 2015/16 Season

Following a successful recruitment process during the early summer of 2015, from which we received a number of very high quality applications, we are delighted to announce Gabrieli Roar’s new partner choirs for the coming season: Bradford Catholic Youth Choir – director Thomas Leech Cantate – director Nicholas Shaw Hertfordshire County Youth Choir – director Victoria Longdon We are […]

Gabrieli Appointed Cultural Ambassadors

We are delighted to announce that Gabrieli has been selected by the National Funding Scheme as one of four organisations who will be Cultural Ambassadors in 2015. As part of the scheme we will be working closely with the NFS on several fundraising campaigns across the coming season, using their brand new technology to increase awareness of […]

Wigmore Hall Concerts May 2015

We were delighted to return to London’s Wigmore Hall in May 2015, as part of their Henry Purcell: A Retrospective series, with two performances covering Purcell’s complete Birthday Odes for Queen Mary. With the Gabrieli Players and our soloists only just fitting onto the Wigmore’s stage, the evenings were a jubilant celebration of one of England’s finest composers, featuring a cast of wonderful […]

L’Allegro, il Pensieroso ed il Moderato Released May 2015

Gabrieli’s latest recording on Paul McCreesh’s Winged Lion Records, and our first Handel disc in over 10 years, was released on 04 May, and we’re thrilled that it immediately entered the Classical Charts Top 5. This recording was a real labour of love, with tracks being laid down over a period of three years due to […]

Aix Easter Festival

Gabrieli celebrate Easter in the best way possible this year, with a Good Friday performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion. We are delighted to have been invited to Aix en Provence’s Festival de Paques for this performance and look forward to a few days in the south of France for good food and wine, sunny […]

Folger Consort Collaboration

On 07 & 08 March, members of the Gabrieli Players joined forces with the renowned American ensemble, the Folger Consort, and actors Derek Jacobi and Samantha Bond for two performances of ‘The Merchant of Venice – Music and Poetry’ at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London. This unique performance explored the music of the extraordinary wind […]