We are delighted to announce that Chamber Choir Ireland, Gallicantus and Nigel Short have joined the Ériu’s roster of artists. We are very excited to be working with these world-class artists and look forward to many projects together.
CHAMBER CHOIR IRELAND
“a choir at the peak of its achievement” The Irish Times
Chamber Choir Ireland are Ireland’s flagship professional choir, under the direction of Artistic Director, Paul Hillier. The Choir is recognised for its unique approach to creative commissioning, recording and programming, and has gained a reputation for the high artistic quality of its performances. The Choir remains a thriving force on a very active choral scene both in Ireland and internationally.
“Everything Gallicantus touches seems to turn to gold” Early Music Today
Gallicantus is a group is bound by a shared love of communicating text, and creates performances which draw out unifying themes within apparently diverse repertoire; to this end they are as meticulous about providing context and insight for audiences as they are about crafting interpretations of the music they love. Dedicated to renaissance music and directed by Gabriel Crouch, the membership of this early music group boasts a wealth of experience in consort singing.
“Nigel Short’s superb musical sensitivity to phrasing and texture illuminates everything” BBC Music Magazine
Award-winning conductor Nigel Short has built up an enviable reputation for his recording and live performance work with leading orchestras and ensembles across the world. A singer of great acclaim, Nigel was a member of the renowned vocal ensemble The King’s Singers from 1994–2000. Upon leaving the group, he formed Tenebrae, a virtuosic choir that embraced his dedication for passion and precision. Under his direction, Tenebrae has collaborated with internationally acclaimed orchestras and instrumentalists and now enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s finest vocal ensembles.