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Ensemble Orlando Fribourg (Vocal Ensemble)

Founded: 1994 - Fribourg, Switzerland

The Ensemble Orlando Fribourg was founded in 1994 by Laurent Gendre. From its very inception, it devoted itself nearly exclusively to the works of the 16th and 17th centuries. More recently, it has been induced to consider some composers such as J.S. Bach, Nicolaus Bruhns or Dietrich Buxtehude. It produces some lively and modern renditions while striving to be true to the original.

The Ensemble Orlando Fribourg while striving to be true to the original. Since 1996 the Ensemble has been on tour abroad, particularly in Russia, Germany, Spain and in Italy where it won first prize in the category of Vocal Groups at the Concours d'Arezzo. It has also been invited to various music festivals and has recorded several disks for the Cascavelle SA Company. The group can be heard regularly on the radio.

The Ensemble Orlando Fribourg has worked with well-known instrumental groups such as La Cetra, Capriccio Basel, Concerto Palatino, Die Freitagsakademie.

Source: Ensemble Orlando Fribourg Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2009)

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