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York Early Music Christmas Festival. National Centre for Early Music, 9 December 2016 The York Press, Robert Gammon, 12 December 2016 During its 30 years, the distinguished vocal group Gothic Voices have built up quite a following. The National Centre for Early Music was full for their...

York Early Music Christmas Festival, December 2016 “York early music Christmas festival created an opportunity to hear how the words of the Magnificat flowered in the minds of composers over some 250 years. The earliest, by the 15th-century English composer John Dunstaple was a sublimely minimal...

This welcome revitalisation of an iconic group is characterised by warmth of tone and beautiful blend. Their selection of Marian medieval monody and polyphony, arranged with the greatest care and taste into two parts expressing her heavenly and human attributes, includes Latin and old English...

GOTHIC VOICES - MARY STAR OF THE SEA - FINANCIAL TIMES 09 September 2016 Financial Times Richard Fairman 4 Stars Ancient and modern often sit alongside in sacred music. In putting together a musical portrait of Mary, mother of Jesus, Gothic Voices have turned to composers medieval and contemporary. The mood...

We are delighted to be part of the Spitalfields Winter Festival on Sunday 4th December this year.  We will be performing Mary Star of the Sea (the programme of our new CD with Linn Records) in the chapel in the Tower of London.  It should be...

Mary Star of the Sea - see Andrew Benson-Wilson's Blog here Linn CKD541. 74’00 Joanne Metcalf: Il nome del bel fior; Andrew Smith: Stond wel, Moder, under rode; and pieces by Godric of Finchale, Leonel Power, Dunstaple, Richard Smert, and Anonymous. This beautiful recording contrasts music by contemporary composers...

We are delighted to announce that Gothic Voices will be performing at Holkham Hall near Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk on December 3rd. Holkham Hall was built in the 18th Century and is home to the 8th Earl of Leicester. The concert will take place at...

We're very excited about our new CD, Mary Star of the Sea, which will be released by Linn in September (and in August in Germany).  We've used a sumptuous Madonna and Child by Piero della Francesca for the cover.  The artwork is all finalised and...