Fontanella Recorder Quintet

The recorder quintet Fontanella is at the forefront of the British early music scene, featuring five of the country’s most talented and respected recorder players. Their distinctive line-up combines a friendly and charismatic stage presence with the finest musicianship, offering something to everyone from the general music lover to the most seasoned early music enthusiast.

Fontanella has appeared live to great acclaim all over the UK and has featured on radio and TV networks across Britain and Europe (including live on Children’s BBC 1 as part of Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations).

Their repertoire encompasses all periods of music from medieval through to contemporary music, including renaissance gems, baroque favourites and jazz arrangements along the way.

Fontanella in the press

“As near to perfect consort playing as you could wish for”

‘Mesmerising… totally irresistible! The audience were completely entranced.’
The Recorder Magazine

Recordings on BCR

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