The Nash Ensemble, heard here with its personnel of 1990, is one of Britain’s finest chamber groups. Founded by Amelia Freedman and named after the Nash terraces in London, it performs works from Mozart to the avant-garde, having given first performances of over 255 new works, including 118 commissions, providing a legacy for generations to come with an impressive collection of recordings. The Nash Ensemble gives concerts throughout Europe, the United States, South America, Australia and Japan. The group is a regular visitor to many British music festivals and can be heard on radio, television, at the South Bank and the BBC Proms, at music clubs throughout the country and at the Wigmore Hall. The ensemble has won the Edinburgh Festival Critics’ music award ‘for general artistic excellence’ and two Royal Philharmonic Society awards in the small ensemble category ‘for the breadth of its taste and its immaculate performance of a wide range of music’.