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Forza Azzurri!

‘The Qatar World Cup is in full swing these days, the second consecutive World Cup without Italy. And so, whilst waiting for better times, we want to congratulate the coaches and players of the...

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Behind Closed Doors

‘The performances by this accomplished ensemble are polished and invigorating. Chandler’s solo violin playing is articulate, warm toned and communicative … a rewarding issue.’ Nicholas...

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‘La Serenissima here charts the flourishing of Italian instrumental music in the early decades of the 1700s (the ‘Settecento’), with ports of call in Venice, Bologna and Naples. Alongside...

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Extra Time

‘Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima have had a run of snappy album titles in recent years – ‘The Italian Job’, ‘The Godfather’, ‘Vivaldi x2’ –...

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The Godfather

‘If Chandler’s programming of oddities and fragments sometimes looks like a musicological download, the sound his orchestra makes soon makes you forget that. Bright, clear, open and gloriously...

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Vivaldi x 2

‘Under Adrian Chandler, the playing, vibrant yet polished to perfection, is superb.’ Stephen Pettit, The Sunday Times ‘They really put the rock into baroque!’ John Suchet,...

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