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Academy of Ancient Music

The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) are among the world's finest period-instrument ensembles, hailed worldwide for energised, passionate performances of baroque and classical music.

Founded by Christopher Hogwood in 1973, the AAM's ground-breaking vision and distinct style had an immediate and profound impact, inspiring a myriad of followers and changing the classical landscape forever. Since then they have reached music lovers around the globe with over 250 recordings and live performances on every continent.

Now led by the exhilarating Richard Egarr, the AAM have opened an exciting new chapter in their history. Together they have embarked on major international tours and have won Gramophone, MIDEM and Edison awards for their stellar recordings.
The AAM are presented in Perth as part of the centenary celebrations of The University of Western Australia.

Egarr is a virtuoso ... the Bernstein of early music. NPR MUSIC

The Academy of Ancient Music is in world-beating form once more. GRAMOPHONE

Image: Marco Borggreve

The Creation
Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
Tue 22 Feb 2011

An expanded Academy of Ancient Music, St George's Cathedral Consort Choir and three internationally acclaimed soloists bring Haydn's masterpiece to life more details

JS Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
Academy of Ancient Music (UK)
Sun 20 Feb 2011

A vibrant interpretation of Bach by one of the finest period-instrument ensembles in the world more details