“Amarillis is now one of Europe's most original Baroque ensembles. The ensemble is well known for its fine sound and excellent instrumental technique. Audiences are always delighted with the ensemble's concerts, which are regularly acclaimed by the national and international press. The group, counselled by Pierre Hantaï, Christophe Rousset and Christophe Coin, has won several competitions : first prize in the York Early Music Competition in 1995, first prize in the FNAPEC 'Musique d'Ensemble' Competition in April 1997, and first prize and the public prize in the Sinfonia Competition (chaired by Gustav Leonhardt) in September 1997. In 1999 the trio was distinguished by the 'Révélations classiques' (Adami).
According to the requirements of the repertoire, the basic nucleus is joined by musicians of recognised talent. Amarillis works regularly with the finest singers of the younger generation, including Patricia Petibon, Sandrine Piau, Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Raffaella Milanesi, Valérie Gabail, Robert Getchell, Arnaud Marzorati, Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro… “
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