We would like to wish all our customers, friends and supporters a very happy and peaceful New Year.
After the success of Delicatessen, Steven and Kate were keen to delve further into the goody-bag of English song and have assembled a real treasure-trove of music! They went back to the Sendesaal in Bremen in May and recorded a new selection of choice morsels! Available from this site, post free in UK, and with […]
The Guardian newspaper has published a nice comment about DeNote’s new Mozart recording: “John Irving’s fortepiano rippling like the missing woodwind in the famous Adagio. Solo clarinet and violin share the limelight, and the elaborations are stylish.”
Whilst Volume 2 is in preparation, Ensemble DeNOTE have been gathering some fantastic reviews for their for their first volume of Mozart’s Chamber Music. “it is an excellent recording of some, perhaps lesser-known, music by Mozart, played on period instruments with considerable (and appropriate) style by Ensemble DeNOTE” said Andrew Benson-Wilson on his Early Music […]
With the headline “superbly inflected performances”, the review by Sir Nicholas Kenyon descibe the performances bringing “gorgeously subtle colouring, with John Irving’s fortepiano …and Jane Booth’s clarinet outstanding.” See here for the full review. You can buy the disc here.
Devine Music is so thrilled with our new release of Mozart Chamber Music featuring the very versatile, scholarly and wonderful Ensemble DeNote. They are launching this recording with a series of concerts: November 17th Bromsgrove Music Society: Mozart Chamber Music with Marcus Barcham Stevens, Oliver Wilson, Ruth Alford, Jane Booth and John Irving Artix Theatre, […]
Devine Music is very proud to announce the release of DeNote’s new recording: Mozart Chamber Music Volume 1. Featuring the “Kegelstatt” trio for clarinet, viola and fortepiano, the G minor piano quartet and the sonata for piano and violin K454. Ensemble DeNOTE: Marcus Barcham-Stevens – violin Oliver Wilson – viola Ruth Alford – cello Jane […]
Steven Devine (director of Devine Music, with soprano Kate Semmens ) has a YouTube channel featuring performances, recordings and discussions. Lots of varied repertoire and instruments, including interviews and snapshots of concerts. Available here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJARLEIcJ2kNMGGGclDoKPxiP0QUgXGBp
Steven Devine will be conducting the English Haydn Orchestra in 4 concerts at this year’s English Haydn Festival at Bridgnorth in Shropshire. The Festival runs from Wednesday 7th to Sunday 11th June with concerts every day – listed here. In addition, Steven will be performing with the wind soloists in a programme of the quintets for […]
Devine Music artists will be very busy over the Summer, teaching on an amazing variety of Summer Schools and courses. Steven Devine and Kate Semmens will be teaching at Dartington International Summer School (week 2, 5-12 August). Steven will be teaching harpsichord and fortepiano and Kate will be working on vocal chamber music with the […]