"Formed around 1983-5 (historians disagree on the exact birthdate) in the front room of a house in Linden Gardens, Chiswick, (London) it combined the talents of advanced music students, young professionals and talented amateurs. Many of the original members now have prominent careers in the early music field and some are still playing with the band.
It was the only 'original instrument' orchestra at that time in Europe to offer the opportunity of amateurs and professionals playing together; the newly emerging Early Music field.
Linden Baroque still provides very useful experience for many types of player; the advanced baroque instrument student, the 'modern instrument' professional player making the transition to the baroque playing style, young professionals gaining experience 'between jobs' and talented dilettantes. We always play under an established leader and continuo player and many well-known professionals happily give up their time to perform with Linden Baroque. The mixture of personnel within the band ensures that its spirited performances are always of high quality, the core members ensuring Linden keeps its distinctive voice. ..."
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