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  • Leonor de Lera presents “L’Arte di diminuire” on Radio Nacional de España

    Leonor de Lera presented L’Estro d’Orfeo’s new CD “L’Arte di diminuire” on Radio Nacional de España’s classical music program “La Dársena” on March 26th (2020). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was unable to meet in person with program’s host Jesús Trujillo, but they managed to present the new album through pre-recorded voice messages. Leonor......

  • New video out now!

    Check out the new video of L’Estro d’Orfeo!: Leonor de Lera’s Diminuzioni sopra “Usurpator tiranno” di Giovanni Felice Sances, one of the tracks you’ll find on the new CD “L’Arte di diminuire”. Watch it here and don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel! 🙂  ...

  • “L’Arte di diminuire” – Editor’s Choice on Highresaudio.com

    Our new CD “L’Arte di diminuire” is out now and is Editor’s Choice on Highresaudio.com. Buy your copy now!    ...

  • EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – Leonor de Lera for Unione Musicale

    On the occasion of L’Estro d’Orfeo’s upcoming concert as part of the Unione Musicale’s concert series in Torino, Leonor de Lera answered a few questions about the program that will be performed, the founding of L’estro d’Orfeo, and the “return” of early music. Read the exclusive interview here or find it below....

  • Concert review – CODALARIO – XXIX Festival Internacional de Arte Sacro

    L’Estro d’Orfeo performed their new program “Harmonia d’Affetti Devoti” in the XXIX edition of the Festival Internacional de Arte Sacro de la Comunidad de Madrid (FIAS).   Here’s a fantastic review of the concert!   Read below or click here.  ...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review Klassik.com

    Thank you Klassik.com for the wonderful review of L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s debut CD “Altri Canti d’Amor”:     “A very successful and highly musical debut album of the young ensemble L’Estro d’Orfeo”   “all of L’Estro d’Orfeo’s players are highly musical, stylish and world-class”   “we have to be patient for their next recording”     Find......

  • Concert Review – CODALARIO – Clásicos en Verano festival

    Here’s a review of one of the concerts from our small tour around the Comunidad de Madrid as part of the Clásicos en Verano festival. This was the second concert of a series of three, which took place at the Castillo de los Mendoza in Manzanares el Real on July 7th. L’Estro d’Orfeo, in a......

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review Early Music America

    L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s debut CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” gets reviewed on Early Music America.    “Happily, L’Estro d’Orfeo’s brilliant solo and ensemble playing comes across intact.”     Read below or click here.  ...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – Japanese review

    L’estro d’Orfeo’s debut CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” goes all the way to Japan and gets ‘Highly recommended’!:   “I look forward very much to their future success”  ...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 5***** on British magazine ‘Classical Music’

    Once again, L’Estro d’Orfeo’s debut CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” gets 5*****!! That’s how British magazine  Classical Music has rated the CD on their February 2018 issue together with a fantastic review!:...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review MusicWeb International

    Another great review of L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s “Altri Canti d’Amor” CD!, this time from MusicWeb International. You can read the review below or click HERE.     ” […] the cornetto played with remarkable beauty and sensitivity here and elsewhere by Josué Meléndez.”   “The continuo work by Javier Nuñez is also wonderfully subtle.”   ”......

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review American Record Guide

    Great review of L’estro d’Orfeo‘s latest album “Altri Canti d’Amor” on the January 2018 issue of the ‘American Record Guide‘. Read below or click HERE. “They play as one, with deft tempo fluctuations, stylish energy, and vivid color.” “This is the ensemble’s debut recording. More, please!” Reviewer: Catherine Moore Yes, we do know this title from......

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review 440 Clàssica

    Spanish (Catalan) classical music magazine 440 Clàssica included a wonderful review of L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” on their December 2017-January 2018 issue (No.41).: (See english translation below)   “Lera offers beautiful historical interpretations, full of nuances and contrasts, which include the legacy of inspirational masters such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Jordi Savall.”  ......

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 4**** on Spanish magazine Ritmo

    Spanish classical music magazine Ritmo has awarded 4**** to L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s debut CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” on their January issue. Another great review to add to what is becoming a long list of excellent reviews!  ...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review Gramophone magazine

    British classical music magazine “Gramophone” has included a fantastic review of L’Estro d’Orfeo’s debut CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” on their December issue. Read it here!:   “It all makes for a thoroughly enjoyable programme… I was left wanting more”       ...

  • Radio Nacional de España: interview with Leonor de Lera

    Leonor de Lera was a guest on Radio Nacional de España’s program “La Dársena” on December 3rd. She was there to present the debut CD of her ensemble L’Estro d’Orfeo: “Altri Canti d’Amor”, and talked to Jesús Trujillo about the idea behind the CD, 466Hz pitch, diminutions, and more!   You can download the podcast of......

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 4**** on Diapason magazine

    French classical music magazine “Diapason” has awarded 4 tuning forks to the CD  “Altri Canti d’Amor”, making a special mention of Leonor de Lera’s quality of playing and her Diminuzioni sopra il “Lamento d’Apollo”.  ...

  • “Altri Canti d’Amor” – review The Whole Note magazine

    Find a great review of “Altri Canti d’Amor” on the December issue of Canadian music magazine “The Whole Note”. Check it out!  ...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 5***** on Italian magazine Amadeus

    “Altri Canti d’Amor” gets 5***** on Amadeus magazine on both categories: “artistic” and “technical”. L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s new CD release was announced on Italian classical music magazine Amadeus last month (October). It has now been included in the CD reviews section of the November issue, with 5***** for artistic AND technical, thus giving it the top......

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 4**** on French magazine CLASSICA

    French classical music magazine CLASSICA awarded L’Estro d’Orfeo 4**** for their CD “Altri Canti d’Amor”, thus granting it the “excellent disc” classification on the November issue together with a short but great review: “…instrumental and vocal works transcribed for instruments make up the first CD of the excellent ensemble L’Estro d’Orfeo…” “Artists worth following”...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 5***** on MultiKulti Project

    Altri Canti d’Amor gets 5***** on MultiKulti Project ( www.multikulti.com ) together with a great review. (See english translation below)...

  • “Altri Canti d’Amor” – 5***** on Spanish magazine Melómano

    Altri Canti d’Amor has been awarded 5***** on the November issue of Spanish classical music magazine Melómano, together with another great review:...

  • “Altri Canti d’Amor” – recommended by Music Island and AudioVideo

    L’Estro d’Orfeo’s “Altri Canti d’Amor” CD was awarded the Audio Video month’s plate of October 2017, and the “Recommended” seal by Music Island.                 “Accurate, polished, competent execution in the historical current. Excellent” -Alina Wisdom- Audio Video 10-2017   READ MORE...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – review on Dutch magazine KlassiekeZaken

    Here’s a great review of “Altri Canti d’Amor” found on the October issue of Dutch classical music magazine KLASSIEKEZAKEN. (English translation below).   “They play exceptionally skillfully their historical instruments”         ENGLISH TRANSLATION:   “Using instruments instead of voice is perhaps perverse to this title,” Leonor de Lera writes in the notes......

  • L’Estro d’Orfeo featured on Italian magazine Amadeus

    L’Estro d’Orfeo has been featured on the October issue of Italian classical music magazine Amadeus, presenting the new CD of the ensemble, Altri Canti d’Amor:  ...

  • “Altri canti d’amor” – 5***** on Pizzicato

    Another great review, this time from “Pizzicato- Remy Franck’s Journal about Classical Music” in Luxembourg.   “This compilation is reminiscent of what Rolf Lislevand and colleagues have made with their ‘Nuove musiche’ a few years ago (at ECM Records): It attracts old music into the present day and shows how charming Baroque can be when......

  • “Altri Canti d’Amor” – review on Musicframes.nl

    Here’s the first review of the new CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” by L’Estro d’Orfeo. Written by Mattie Poels for musicframes.nl     “Striking is the deep-rooted delicacy that shows L’Estro d’Orfeo in their music on the CD ‘Altri Canti d’Amor’.”     “…the ensemble effortlessly is comparable with the ensembles of David Munrow, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and, in particular,......

  • “Altri Canti d’Amor” IS OUT NOW!!

    Finally, the day has come! L’Estro d’Orfeo‘s new CD “Altri Canti d’Amor” is out now and you can order it on iTunes, Amazon, Qobuz, and others!!!...

  • L’Estro d’Orfeo at the Festival de Música Antigua Casalarreina “Clásica”

    L’Estro d’Orfeo closed the 2017 edition of the Festival de Música Antigua Casalarreina “Clásica” last Tuesday 22nd of August, at Casalarreina (La Rioja). It was the last concert given under the “old” name El Canto de Orfeo (changed recently to L’Estro d’Orfeo), where they performed, live for the first time, the program of their upcoming CD “Altri Canti d’Amor”.......

  • CRÍTICA El Arte del Fuga: Vitalidad+calidad artística=L’Estro d’Orfeo, en el Palacio Real de Madrid- por Soledad Bordas-

    Otra crítica más de nuestro concierto el pasado lunes 3 de Abril 2017 en el FIAS.   LEER CRÍTICA...

  • CRÍTICA Codalario: L’Estro d’Orfeo interpreta Seicento Italiano para el Arte Sacro (FIAS) – por Mario Guada-

    Fantástica crítica de la mano de Mario Guada para nuestro concierto en el Festival Internacional de Arte Sacro del pasado 3 de Abril 2017 en la Capilla del Palacio Real de Madrid.   “Excepcional velada ofrecida por el joven conjunto español, que regaló a los asistentes uno de los conciertos más interesantes y memorables del FIAS.”......

  • CRÍTICA Scherzo: “Y Orfeo cantó en el Palacio Real” – por Eduardo Torrico-

    Primera crítica de nuestro concierto del pasado 3 de Abril 2017 en el Festival de Arte Sacro de la Comunidad de Madrid.   LEER CRÍTICA...

  • Download Radio Interview Podcast

    If you missed L’Estro d’Orfeo’s last radio appearance, you can listen to it or download it here. Leonor de Lera was a guest on Radio Nacional de España’s program “La Dársena” on December 9th where she presented her ensemble L’Estro d’Orfeo. She talked to Jesús Trujillo about their work and future plans, and listened to their......

  • La Dársena, Radio Nacional de España

    Leonor de Lera will be a guest on Radio Nacional de España (RNE) tonight at 22h. (GMT+1) in the program “La Dársena”, a program dedicated to classical music. She will be talking to Jesús Trujillo about herself and presenting her ensemble L’Estro d’Orfeo. They will talk about the ensemble, their work and future plans, and......

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