The Taste of the Nation features music by Handel, Corelli, Pepusch, and Daniel Purcell
Baroque ensemble, with Clara Hendrick mezzo soprano, Will Russell trumpet, and 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass and harpsichord
Spiritato! is a period instrument ensemble who produce unique, research-based performance projects.
In 2016 the ensemble enjoyed great success with their ambitious project Guts and Glory which was performed throughout the UK. This involved natural trumpets and equal -tension strings.
In 2014 the group released their second album on the Resonus Classics label, a recording of The Judgment of Paris by Daniel Purcell. Described by BBC Radio 3 CD Review as ‘high-quality entertainment’ the recording has received 4-star reviews from the Financial Times, Early Music Today, Bachtrack and BBC Music Magazine.