ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

The Harp Consort

Band,
Classical

The Harp Consort is an international Early Music ensemble directed by Andrew Lawrence-King, specialising in Baroque Opera, early dance-music, and historical World Music.The Harp Consort improvises within the distinct styles of baroque, renaissance and medieval music. The group takes its inspiration from the 17th-century harp consort formed in England at the court of Charles I: in contrast to the homogeneous string orchestra (also formed at this time), the Consorte brought together diverse types of solo instruments – harp, lutes, keyboards, strings – and voices, to create colourful new combinations in the fashion of the day. Like the 17th-century Consorte, The Harp Consort is formed around the accompanying instruments of the basso continuo and brings together an international team of musici

     
Members
PortraitMichael Metzler
perc DE
PortraitEllen Hargis
voc US
PortraitIan Honeyman
voc
PortraitPaul O'Dette
fl *1954 US
PortraitHarry van der Kamp
b, acg *1947 NL
PortraitRachel Podger
vn *1968 GB
PortraitThomas Ihlenfeldt
g
PortraitLee Santana
fl, g *1959 US
PortraitHille Perl
gam *1965 DE
Pat O'Brien
g
PortraitAndrew Lawrence-King
hrp *1959
PortraitDouglas Nasrawi
voc US
Gian Luca Lastraioli
fl, g *1957 IT
PortraitNancy Hadden
fl, ts
PortraitDavid Douglass
vn *1953 US
PortraitRodrigo Del Pozo
voc *1961
PortraitIan Harrison
voc, cor
PortraitClara Sanabras
g ES
PortraitJulian Podger
g, voc GB
PortraitSteven Harrold
voc, acg, ts GB
Keith McGowan
bsn
PortraitDavid Yacus
tb
PortraitSteven Player
g
PortraitJane Achtman
vn, gam
Helene Coombs
org, perc
PortraitSteve Player
g GB
PortraitRicardo Padilla
perc
Popular Tracks   
Pasacalles on Luz Y Norte by Traditional, Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz, The Harp Consort & Andrew Lawrence-King
La Purpura della Rosa: El Amor de Venus y Adonis: Loa: Chinfonia on La Purpura Della Rosa by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco & The Harp Consort
La berouïsse on Les Travailleurs de la mer by Andrew Lawrence-King, The Harp Consort, Clara Sanabras & Paul Hillier
So ell encina on Luz Y Norte by Traditional, Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz, The Harp Consort & Andrew Lawrence-King
Xacaras por Primer Tono on Luz Y Norte by Traditional, Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz, The Harp Consort & Andrew Lawrence-King
Guaracha: Convidando está la noche on Missa Mexicana by Andrew Lawrence-King & The Harp Consort
Missa Ego flos campi: Kirie on Missa Mexicana by Andrew Lawrence-King & The Harp Consort
Chaconas y Marionas on Luz Y Norte by Traditional, Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz, The Harp Consort & Andrew Lawrence-King
Al son de los arroyuelos on Luz Y Norte by Traditional, Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz, The Harp Consort & Andrew Lawrence-King
Missa Ego flos campi: Gloria on Missa Mexicana by Andrew Lawrence-King & The Harp Consort

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Band Membership
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Spanish GypsiesThe Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King2013Album
El Arte De FantasíaLuis Venegas de Henestrosa / Andrew Lawrence-King, The Harp Consort2004Album
Les Travailleurs De La MerThe Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King2004Album
Miracles Of Notre-DameGautier de Coincy / The Harp Consort, Andrew Lawrence-King2003Album
Missa MexicanaThe Harp Consort Directed By Andrew Lawrence-King2002Album
Fire-water (The Spirit Of Renaissance Spain)The King's Singers, The Harp Consort, Andrew Lawrence-King2000Album
La púrpura de la rosa [The Blood of the Rose]The Harp Consort1999Album
Ludus Danielis: The Play Of DanielThe Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King1998Album
Le Quattro Stagioni - The Four Seasons - Die Vier Jahreszeiten - Les Quatre SaisonsAntonio Vivaldi - Gottfried Von Der Goltz, Freiburger Barockorchester, The Harp Consort1997Album
Excerpts From Carolan's HarpThe Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King1996Album
Spanish DancesThe Harp Consort, Andrew Lawrence-King1996Album
Carolan's HarpThe Harp Consort, Andrew Lawrence-King1996Album
Luz Y Norte / Amores PasadosAndrew Lawrence-King, The Harp Consort1995Album
Musick's Hand-MaidHenry Purcell / The Harp Consort, Andrew Lawrence-King1995Album
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership.
ArtistInfo for Mac, iPad, and iPhone
ArtistInfo App
Universal Link: https://music.metason.net/artistinfo?name=The%20Harp%20Consort
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
 
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo