Gábor Takács-Nagy

A native of Budapest, Gábor Takács-Nagy began to study the violin at the age of eight. As a student at the Franz Liszt Academy, he won First Prize in 1979 in the Jeno Hubay Violin Competition, and later pursued studies with Nathan Milstein. From 1975 to 1992, he was founding member and leader of the acclaimed Takács …

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Taverner Consort & Players

The Taverner Consort & Players form part of a chameleon-like performing body founded by Andrew Parrott in 1973, which aspires to marry first-rate performance and exploratory scholarship. With some 50 pioneering recordings to its name (from Machaut via Monteverdi to Bach and beyond), the Taverner enterprise, though broad in its …

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TENET

Based in New York City, TENET is one of North America’s preeminent vocal ensembles. TENET has won acclaim for its innovative programming, virtuosic singing and command of repertoire that spans the Middle Ages to the present with a focus on Renaissance and Baroque repertoire under artistic director Jolle Greenleaf. The …

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Thymos Quartet

According to the philosophers of Ancient Greece, ‘thymos’ means the breathing of the soul, the alliance between body and mind. Inspired by the spirit of this concept, the musicians of the Quatuor Thymos created this ensemble in 2003 to share intense moments of music with wide audiences. The Quatuor Thymos …

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Kathryn Tickell

Kathryn Tickell’s roots are in the North Tyne Valley of Northumberland, where many of her relatives still play traditional music. Her father, Mike Tickell, is an acclaimed performer of the songs of this area. Kathryn took up the Northumbrian smallpipes at the age of nine and by the age of …

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