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Phantasm
© Marco Borggreve

Phantasm

Phantasm, an award-winning consort of viols, was founded in 1994 by Laurence Dreyfus and has become recognized as the most exciting viol consort active on the world scene today. The ensemble catapulted into international prominence when its debut recording of works by Henry Purcell won a Gramophone Award for the Best Baroque Instrumental Recording of 1997. Since then, the consort has travelled the world over, performing in festivals and on concert series in Aldeburgh, Utrecht, Bergen, Regensburg, Hong Kong, Vienna, Stockholm, Prague, and Bruges.

Phantasm’s recordings have won consistent praise and several awards, including a Gramophone Award in 2004 for the music of Orlando Gibbons, finalist for Record of the Year, and a Diapason d’Or for their complete consorts of William Byrd. Their recording of Lawes’s Royal Consort for Linn Records was named 2015 Chamber Music Recording of the Year by Limelight Magazine (Australia) and was a 2016 finalist for the Baroque Instrumental Music Award in Gramophone. Phantasm’s album of John Dowland’s complete Lachrimae was BBC Music Magazine’s Record of the Month and Gramophone Critics’ Choice.

Albums

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Complete works available for download

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

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