Ensemble VIII’s ambition is to make the vast canon of Renaissance and Baroque vocal music accessible and fresh to Austin and Central Texas audiences. The ensemble offers a rare opportunity to hear superb specialists in early music perform at the highest degree of technical precision and dramatic intensity.Read more
...the resulting wash of vibrant tone colors, ultra-precise intonation, and oneness of sound is nothing short of world-class music-making. This is Ensemble VIII.
For those in the audience..., the music is uniformly spectacular and uplifting...The tight-knit, gifted vocal group transforms these “Carols” into music that can move anyone.
I just had to write and tell you again how utterly transporting your “Messiah” was. I can’t stop thinking about it! It was masterfully done, and you and all involved are to be congratulated!!