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Explore the fascinating world of Early Music through artist spotlights, interviews, venue guides, films, playlists, and insightful essays.

Highlights

Sarah Jeffery
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Sarah Jeffery

Continuo Connect meets Sarah Jeffery, recorder superstar and founder of YouTube sensation Team Recorder.

Roxanna Panufnik: Officially Kooky
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Roxanna Panufnik: Officially Kooky

Composer Roxanna Panufnik explains how several recent commissions for prominent early music specialists seek to evoke and shed light on the past.

Articles

On A Personal Note
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On A Personal Note

Violinist Jane Gordon shares her thoughts about her relationship with historical performances and the ‘new' sound world centred around the fortepiano.

Sir Roger Norrington
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Sir Roger Norrington

A landmark interview with one of the leading pioneers of early music, the conductor Sir Roger Norrington.

Spotlight

In conversation: Mary Bevan
Spotlight

In conversation: Mary Bevan

Continuo Connect meets soprano Mary Bevan, internationally renowned in baroque, classical and contemporary music.

In conversation: Amanda Babington
Spotlight

In conversation: Amanda Babington

Continuo Connect speaks to Amanda Babington - musette, violin, and recorder virtuoso, and Artistic Director of Baroque In The North

In conversation: Lynda Sayce
Spotlight

In conversation: Lynda Sayce

Continuo Connect meets one of Britain's leading lutenists and champion of the magnificent theorbo, Lynda Sayce.

Watch & Listen

Playlist - February 2024
Playlist

Playlist - February 2024

Check out our Love-themed playlist with a selection of recordings by artists featured on Continuo Connect.

Recorder Playlist
Playlist

Recorder Playlist

This playlist celebrates the recorder with beautiful pieces from 'early' to 'contemporary', all by artists you can find on Continuo Connect.

Bach’s Goldberg Variations Reimagined
Recording

Bach’s Goldberg Variations Reimagined

Bach’s Goldberg Variations Reimagined - a recording by Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque of a new arrangement by Chad Kelly.

Haydn: Symphonies 6, 7, 8 ‘Le matin’ ‘Le midi’ ‘Le soir’
Recording

Haydn: Symphonies 6, 7, 8 ‘Le matin’ ‘Le midi’ ‘Le soir’

Haydn: Symphonies 6, 7 and 8 (‘Le matin’ ‘Le midi’ ‘Le soir’) - a recording from Florilegium featuring an 18 piece orchestra.

The OAE introduces...
Film

The OAE introduces...

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment presents a series of videos introducing the interesting and unusual instruments commonly found in early music.

Sounds of the Square Mile
Film

Sounds of the Square Mile

Organist Thomas Allery presents 'Sounds of the Square Mile', a docu-concert from the City of London.