Baroque ensemble with
Clara Hendrick – mezzo soprano
William Russell – trumpet
Kinga Ujszászi – violin
Joanne Miller – viola
Alice Manthorpe Saunders – cello
Kate Brook – double bass
Nicolás Mendoza – harpsichord
The Taste of the Nation features music by Handel, Corelli, Pepusch, and Daniel Purcell
‘..fascinating to watch… devoutly alone with their music, playing with total commitment and fervour.’ Bachtrack
Spiritato! is a period instrument ensemble who produce unique, research-based performance projects.
In 2016 the ensemble enjoyed great success with their ambitious project Guts and Glory which was performed throughout the UK. This involved natural trumpets and equal tension strings.
In 2014 the group released their second album on the Resonus Classics label, a recording of The Judgment of Paris by Daniel Purcell. Described by BBC Radio 3 CD Review as ‘high-quality entertainment’ the recording has received 4-star reviews from the Financial Times, Early Music Today, Bachtrack and BBC Music Magazine.