Project information

Retrospect London Concert Season 2011

Support the Retrospect Ensemble London Concert Season and recording project for 2011 - 2012. Incorporating a Young Artist programme the ensemble will undertake 5 further dates at Wigmore Hall performing a varied programme with it's core musicians and singers.

October 2011 - April 2012

Charity information: Retrospect Ensemble

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  • Need


    Recognition for period instrument groups and choirs, and support of emerging Young Artists.


    Retrospect Ensemble is taking its musicians and audiences on a new journey - exploring the repertoire of four centuries, embracing the practices, styles and aesthetics of former ages with renewed vigour and a fresh approach.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To support Young Artists through our Young Artist Programme.


    » Our Young Artists programme reflects Halls’ commitment to working with and developing young talent by recruiting and progressing young musicians.

    Success will be measured by the accolades of our Young Artists and level of interest.

  • Impact


    Retrospect Ensemble hopes to revive and promote period instrument orchestras across all generations.




    We will report to donors via seasonal newsletters.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £60,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £24,000 Concerts 5 London concerts
      £36,000 Recordings 2 Major Recordings
  • Background


    Retrospect Ensemble is based in London, but performs across the globe.


    Young Artists will benefit from our programme, as the idea is to provide a formal and structured platform for young artists to develop and perform, working alongside some of the best professionals in their field. Each year Retrospect Ensemble audition young musicians and singers to take part.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Retrospect Ensemble is embarking on a new journey both for its musicians and audiences – exploring the repertoire of four centuries and embracing the practices, styles and aesthetics of former ages.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Matthew Halls - Artistic Director

    Matthew Halls has established himself as one of today’s leading young conductors, working with Retrospect with renewed vigour and a fresh approach.

"Ripe emotional tension...impeccable technique" …“Delightfully expressive and sensitively ornamented playing"

Andrew McGregor on Radio 3