“Formed in 2011 to explore the virtuoso wind music from the 18th century, the Edinburgh based Ensemble Marsyas counts amongst its members some of the finest historical instrumentalists working in Europe today. Having first met whilst studying in Basel and performing with the European Union Baroque Orchestra, the core members of the ensemble went on to win first prize and audience prize at the 2007 Brugge International Competition playing the music of Zelenka. Each member has since established themselves at the forefront of the profession and individually they have been awarded accolades by both critics and the recording industry alike.
Ensemble Marsyas is already in demand at prestigious festivals across Europe and future plans include appearances at the Lammermuir Festival (Scotland), l’Auditori (Barcelona - Spain), the Festival di Musica Antica delle Camelie (Ticino- Switzerland) and at the East Cork Early Music Festival (Ireland) as well as a continued collaboration with Gramophone magazines ‘label of the year’, LINN. …”
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