The Goldberg Ensemble gives concerts throughout Britain and has appeared at Festivals including Bath, Brighton and Huddersfield Contemporary Music. It has toured in Europe, the Far East and South America and given contemporary music broadcasts on BBC Radio Three. The Ensemble has a commitment to new music and, since 2001, has commissioned twelve works from British composers and presented annual contemporary festivals at Leeds, Manchester and Wolverhampton with additional concerts at Bristol, Durham, Southampton and York. In 2004 the Ensemble commissioned Nicola LeFanu's Amores for Horn and Strings.
The Goldberg Ensemble
Conductor: Malcolm Layfield
Clarinet soloist: Fiona Cross
Counter-tenor soloist: Nicholas Clapton
Violins: Mia Cooper, Sarah Brandwood-Spencer, Philippa Jeffries, Helen Brackley Jones, Steven Wilkie, Katie Stillman.
Violas: Joel Hunter, Rose Redgrave.
Cellos: Joanne Cole, Alexandra Mackenzie
Double Bass: Michael Escreet.
The Goldberg Ensemble Quartet (Canción de la Luna and String Quartet No. 2)
Violins: Mia Cooper, Helen Brackley Jones
Viola: Joel Hunter
Cello: Joanne Cole