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"Led from the harpsichord by Darbourne, the instrumentalists communicated joy in their playing without compromising grace or precision... they brought Purcell's dance rhythms captivatingly to life."

Opera Magazine (Sept. 2020)  


" ... the well-sprung, sensitive playing of an instrumental ensemble led by Jonathan Darbourne."   

* * * * The Stage (Sept. 2021)

"Newcomer of the year" [for Vache Baroque] 

Opera Now 2022

The Vache Baroque Festival


B. Britten: A Boy was Born

The Arb Ensemble, December 2020

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H. Purcell: I Was GladNature's Voice
00:00 / 04:39
Arb Ensemble
Trad., arr. Higginbottom: Down By The Sally GardensThe Arb Ensemble
00:00 / 03:25
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