Consortium5 are a unique and groundbreaking recorder ensemble, performing a wide variety of music on a breathtaking array of instruments. Winners of numerous awards and residencies, Consortium5 have performed critically acclaimed concerts in many inspiring venues and festivals, including the Newbury Spring Festival, the Spitalfields Festival, The Purcell Room, Kings Place, the Leeds International Concert Series, Windsor Castle, the York Spring Festival, The London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, Bury St Edmunds Festival and The Newcastle Festival of Early Music.
Notable milestones for Consortium5 include a Fellowship at Trinity College of Music, Park Lane Young Artists 2009 and a debut album on the Nonclassical label in 2011.
As Our Sweet Cords with Discords Mixed be features music of the English renaissance and presents repertoire that has been central to our development as an ensemble. The pieces have become part of our story, performed many times in different situations, for different people and for different events.
Consortium5 perform on a set of ten Bassano consort recorders made by Adriana Breukink.
‘[Consortium5] played with superb and consistent musicality’
‘Consortium5 has earned all the praise critics can muster by reinventing consort music’