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Explore the fascinating world of early music through artist spotlight interviews, venue guides, films, playlists, and insightful essays.

Highlights

Midsummer Night
Playlist

Midsummer Night

Celebratory and contemplative, with a strong nod to nature, this is music for a midsummer's evening.

Nardus Williams Introduces...
Feature

Nardus Williams Introduces...

British soprano Nardus Williams shares her lifelong passion for Early Music and her latest collaborations with Dame Mary Beard and Elizabeth Kenny.

Articles

Reginald Mobley: Countertenor
Feature

Reginald Mobley: Countertenor

Internationally acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley talks to Continuo Connect about being an artist of colour in early music, his inspirations and passions.

Firebrand
Feature

Firebrand

Musician and historian Tamsin Lewis tells us about her involvement with the film 'Firebrand' and how to teach the virginals to a film star.

Spotlight

In conversation: Inga Maria Klaucke
Spotlight

In conversation: Inga Maria Klaucke

Inga enjoys a busy career as a freelance performer on historical bassoons (baroque, classical, romantic, dulcian) and recorders.

In conversation: Ibrahim Aziz
Spotlight

In conversation: Ibrahim Aziz

Ibrahim Aziz specialises in the performance of baroque, renaissance and contemporary music on the viola da gamba.

In conversation: Andrew Wooderson
Spotlight

In conversation: Andrew Wooderson

Continuo Connect meets maker and supplier of early keyboard instruments, Andrew Wooderson, who has a passion for fine craftsmanship.

Watch & Listen

The Complete String Trios: Schubert & Purcell
Recording

The Complete String Trios: Schubert & Purcell

In their debut album, the Sakuntala Trio unveils a world premiere of Schubert’s String Trio in B-flat major, D.471, alongside Purcell’s Three-Part Fantasias.

The Spohr Collection Vol. 3
Recording

The Spohr Collection Vol. 3

On the latest volume, Ashley Solomon plays on nine original 18th century flutes from Peter Spohr’s private collection.

Beethoven Piano Trios
Recording

Beethoven Piano Trios

The Rautio Piano Trio returns with this second volume of Beethoven’s Piano Trios, recorded on period instruments.

A German In Venice
Recording

A German In Venice

This album explores Heinrich Schütz's solo cantatas alongside examples of the brilliant and virtuosic Venetian style instrumental music.

Barnstorming!
Film

Barnstorming!

Barnstorming! was born out of the desire to reconnect with colleagues and audiences during the COVID pandemic. Three concert films were created.

Celestial Music did the Gods Inspire
Film

Celestial Music did the Gods Inspire

Ensemble Hesperi, Hesperi Voices, and Thomas Allery bring to life the extraordinary musical story of the Battle of the Organs in London’s Temple Church.