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Welcome to Simon Whiteley, our new baritone

It’s goodbye to dear Larry (Stephen Charlesworth) who has now officially retired from Gothic Voices (but watch out for guest appearances…) and a big welcome to Simon who we’re thrilled to have with us.  Apart from singing superbly, he has taken over the official baritone’s…

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Gramophone Editor’s Choice

Echoes of an Old Hall is Gramophone Editor’s Choice this month.  We’re thrilled that our new recording is being so well received…  “Music from the Old Hall manuscript, a hugely important collection of English medieval music, performed with atmospheric beauty by Gothic Voices.” Buy it…

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BBC Record Review Extra feature 2 more tracks

More coverage of Echoes of an Old Hall from Hannah French, including an amazing 5 part Gloria by Pycard, dating from around 1400. It’s about 27 minutes in. Listen again.

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BBC Radio 3 Record Review

Some lovely comments from Andrew McGregor about ‘Echoes of an Old Hall’, the recent CD release from Gothic Voices with Linn Records, on Record Review on Saturday. It’s about 1 hr 28 mins in. Listen again

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Echoes CD #11 in the Classical Charts

Great news, our new Echoes of an Old Hall CD has moved up this week from number 22 to number 11 in the Specialist Classical Music Chart.

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Glowing review of our new Echoes CD – Recommended

“The performance is splendid with not a hint of Gothic Voices handling the music with kid gloves. They really let rip.” Music Web International Echoes of an Old HallMusic from the Old Hall ManuscriptGothic Voicesrec. 27-30 October 2018, Boxgrove Priory, Chichester, UKTexts and translations includedReviewed…

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Echoes of an Old Hall: our new CD is released this week

RELEASE JUNE 2021 CKD644 GOTHIC VOICES ECHOES OF AN OLD HALL Gothic Voices’ eagerly awaited new album features music from The Old Hall Manuscript: a wonderful collection of classy compositions from late fourteenth- to early fifteenth-century England. It embodies the English ‘flavour’ of music of…

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A great Gramophone review

GRAMOPHONE – January 2020 It seems extraordinary that this should be Gothic Voices’ first Christmas-themed album; nevertheless, it has been worth the wait to hear these well-known works performed by this ensemble. Choosing music for the Advent and Christmas season, including the Feast of the…

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“It’s mesmerising” – The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times… As the name suggests, Gothic Voices are medieval specialists, and their programme of 12th- to 15th-century music is another festive selection. They begin with Veni, o sapientia, but even as long as five centuries ago, Christmas was a vernacular feast, as the…

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Le Figaro – “a daring exercise in style”

On the eve of its fortieth anniversary, the British vocal quartet, founded by the medieval tenor Julian Podger, reminds us that the repertoire of medieval music is not limited to Hildegarde von Bingen. With Nowell synge we bothe al and som, reconstruction of an imaginary Christmas…

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