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London Concertante

London Concertante

The London Concertante is one of the finest chamber ensembles in the country, its players brought together through a shared passion for chamber music. The group has the rare ability to combine flexibility of instrumental grouping and consistently maintain superb artistic endeavour.

‘London Concertante playing with what can only be described as consummate artistry... the players showed off their individual virtuosity as well as the warmth and sensitivity of their ensemble playing.' Halifax Courier

‘Heady stuff... thrilling virtuoso playing. Exciting listening' Gramophone Magazine

‘Quality musicians. Quite excellent...pursuing each new pulse with the unanimity of a shoal of fish. [They] play with tone as soft as velvet, bow strokes that really sing and a Romanticist's wide volume range.'  Evening Standard

‘Drum-tight. This is superb chamber playing' The Scotsman

With an enviable array of critical acclaim, a stunning selection of recordings on such prestigious labels as Chandos, Toccata Classics and Harmonia Mundi, and performances throughout the UK and Europe, London Concertante rightfully claims its position at the forefront of classical performers in the UK.

Under the dynamic leadership of international recording artist, Adam Summerhayes, the ensemble thrives on inspired programming and the loyalty of some of the country's finest instrumentalists, giving around 90 concerts a year, performing for festivals, music clubs and at theatres.

The ensemble enjoys an ever growing reputation for exciting and memorable performances, thanks to its exceptional players, the inspired programming of Artistic Director, Chris Grist, and the opportunity to tour with the most significant and demanding of chamber music masterpieces.

As well as giving performances at festivals, music clubs and theatres, London Concertante also has a thriving education programme; inspiring youngsters to enjoy classical music, both as listeners and performers.