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The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble

La Spagna!?Treasures of the Spanish Golden Age. The virtuoso period instrument ensemble present La Spagna!?Treasures of the Spanish Golden Age ? a concert celebrating Spanish renaissance music. Plus, they?ll perform the winning pieces of their annual Young Composers Award: ?Bog Bodies? by Owen Spafford and ?A Ceremonial Dance for Mice? by Jacob Jordan.?? Early Music Offer Book for The English Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble and Baronial Baroque on Thursday 16 November in the same transaction and get 25% off your tickets (discount automatically applied during the booking process.) The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble is a virtuoso period instrument group with a host of distinguished recordings to its name. In addition to its recital work, the ensemble collaborates with leading vocal ensembles such as I Fagiolini, The Tallis Scholars, Alamire, Resurgam, The Marian Consort, Westminster Cathedral Choir, and is a regular at major festivals. ECSE is in demand as a recording ensemble, contributing to Gramophone Award-winning discs such as The Spy?s Choirbook (Obsidian) in 2015, and the monumental Striggio mass in 40 parts Missa ecco si beato giorno with I Fagiolini (which scooped the Gramophone Award for Early Music 2011 and also the Diapason d?Or). ECSE celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2018 with a solo CD on the Resonus label entitled Music for Windy Instruments: sounds from the Court of James I.?? ECSE celebrates it?s 30th anniversary this year. Plans include several trips to Ireland with the Irish vocal ensemble Resurgam ? with whom the ensemble will be releasing a recording of music by Thomas Weelkes this autumn. Other performances include Monteverdi?s Vespers of 1610 with I Fagiolini, and a Christmas concert celebrating William Byrd?s 400th anniversary with The BBC Singers (directed by Owain Park). This year ECSE once again participated in the NCEM/BBC Radio3 Young Composer Competition ? an event which culminates this very evening.? Owen Spafford (left) and Jacob Jordan (right) winners of the annual Young Composer Award

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