Bristol’s Foremost Recorder Ensemble

Pink Noise Recorder Quintet play a wide repertoire of music, with a particular focus on modern recorder music. Since 2008 the group has performed regularly in the Bristol area, gaining a reputation for tight ensemble playing and an ability to thrill an audience with great music.

“[…] the audience was spellbound by Pink Noise, as indeed I was. Every time I hear you, I am increasingly impressed by the level of musicianship in the group and the amazing rapport between […] you.”

Steve Walter, following a concert in the Victoria Rooms, Bristol.

“The three defining features of […] Pink Noise are: their repertoire playing contemporary music written for recorders, chosen carefully for interest, versatility and audience accessibility; their tight ensemble playing and excellent communication as they play; and their highly developed playing skills and ability to project drama and theatricality in the music.”

Heather Jenne, writing in The Recorder Magazine

“Pink Noise […] are quickly establishing themselves as Bristol’s response to those who yearn for proficient amateur recorder players to push the boundaries a little: to explore modern repertoire, test themselves and surprise their audiences.”

Sue Loder, writing in The Recorder Magazine

Upcoming Concerts

24th July 2017, 1.10pm, St Stephen’s Church, Bristol. Lunchtime concert

Programme includes Scheidt, Dornel and Telemann, plus a few modern jazz numbers to liven the mood.

Gypsy Traditional, arranged Sylvia Corrina Rosin
Concerto for Four Violins, TWV 40:202 Georg Philipp Telemann
Fantasia super: Io son Ferito Lasso Samuel Scheidt
Étude Number 2 Narcisse Bousquet
Spring will Soon be Here
Slow Boat to Beijing
Metropolitan Taxi
Guus Harverkate
The Glassward Spiral Ruaraidh Wishart
Sonate en Quatuor, Op 1 Louis-Antoine Dornel

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We are experienced recital performers, and welcome bookings for private parties and events. If you would like to discuss your requirements, contact us.

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