Askonas Holt interviews new signing Peter Whelan (Irish Baroque Orchestra, Ensemble Marsyas).
Ensemble Marsyas Chart With 'Edinburgh 1742'
After its first week of release 'Edinburgh 1742: Barsanti & Handel' by Ensemble Marsays has entered the Official UK Classical Specialist Chart at #2 and the Classical Artist Chart at #12. Congratulations to director Peter Whelan and all involved with this wonderful recording.
This follows a great first week which saw the group perform at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival and also receive a five star review plus a 'Disc of the Week' accolade.
'Baroque music gem: The performances by Ensemble Marsyas...are consistently bracing.' The Irish Times
'...it’s a rich insight, played with great style and charisma.' The Guardian
Disc of the Week: 'Engaging, entertaining, sensitive and remarkably assured, it will appeal to all lovers of Baroque music. Altogether a triumphant disc.' Europadisc