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I found them so convincing

that I doubt whether these fresh and appealing interpretations could be bettered

Brian Wilson, MusicWeb International


played with passion, precision and brilliance 

Robert Oliver, Early Music Review


wonderfully supple, propulsive and alive

Erica Jeal, The Guardian * * * *

The consort's next disc features the Lachrimae pavans of John Dowland for which Chelys are joined by lutenist James Akers, and sorrowful songs by Dowland and others with world renowned soprano Emma Kirkby.


UK release date September 29th 2017


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Ayres and Graces - Christopher Simpson

Chely's debut CD 'Ayres and Graces' is of the previously unrecorded four-part aires by Christopher Simpson for two trebles and two basses. They are joined by Dan Tidhar on chamber organ and harpsichord, and James Akers on theorbo and guitar. The CD is on the BIS label. Listen

A Pleasing Melancholy - John Dowland and others

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