Orlando Consort

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The Orlando Consort is a British vocal consort which is best known for performing Renaissance choral music one voice to a part. The Consort was founded in 1988 as part of the activities of the Early Music Centre of Great Britain, a forerunner of the NCEM, York.[1]

The four founding members were:

The four current members are:

  • Matthew Venner - counter tenor
  • Mark Dobell - tenor
  • Angus Smith - tenor
  • Donald Greig - baritone

The principal members are or were members of the Tallis Scholars, Gabrieli Consort or Taverner Consort.

The Consort has also performed and recorded with the jazz quartet Perfect Houseplants.


For Metronome, DG Archiv and Harmonia Mundi USA.[2]


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