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Fiori Musicali at the Ashbourne Festival

Founded in 1983, Fiori are one of the UK’s principal providers of classical and early music concerts outside London. Fiori’s passion is to bring to life the music of the past, making it accessible to all. Showcasing some of today’s finest specialist musicians. Fiori perform as a chamber ensemble, a choir and as a nationally recognised chamber orchestra.

Fiori’s annual season of 30 concerts a year take place in superb historic venues and ranges from renaissance to the early romantic and beyond.

Never ‘off the shelf’, Fiori’s concerts are unique, melding artistry and atmosphere to create musical experiences that inform and inspire.
 

Director

Founder director Dr Penelope Rapson creates, presents and directs all Fiori’s performances.

Penelope Rapson

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Choir

The unique sound of the Fiori Choir has been entrancing audiences since 1984.

Fiori Musicali Choir and Players at Fotheringhay

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Choral Evensongs

Fiori sing traditional choral evensongs at the National Trust, Canons Ashby in the summer months.

National Trust Canons Ashby - Augustinian Priory Church

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Fiori Village Choir

This small choir provides music for weddings, memorial services, etc. and offers less experienced singers the opportunity to sing choral music.

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Orchestra

The Fiori Musicali Orchestra fields some of the UK’s finest specialist musicians. A nationally recognised orchestra supported by Orchestras Live, the orchestra has also performed in Paris and Madrid.

Fiori Musicali Orchestra with José María Gallardo del Rey at The Stables

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Performers

Some of Fiori’s performers . . .

Heidi Fardell

Heidi Fardell

Amanda Babington

Amanda Babington

Poppy Walshaw

Poppy Walshaw

Education

Fiori’s education programme ranges from concerts with young people to choral workshops in the UK and singing weeks abroad.

Fiori Musicali working with Northamptonshire String Sinfonia

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