ENSEMBLE LA CIGALE RELEASES NEW CELTIC BAROQUE ALBUM ‘UP IN THE MORNING EARLY’
JANUARY 6, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Montreal-based Ensemble La Cigale has released their new album Up in the Morning Early. This is the group’s second full-length album and features a collection of rarely recorded gems from Celtic countries (Ireland, Scotland and Wales) performed on period instruments. The ensemble’s first recording Tiorba Obbligata was nominated for Québec’s prestigious Opus prize for Album of the Year: Medieval, Baroque, Renaissance in 2014.
The group is led by Baroque music specialist Madeleine Owen who plays lute and theorbo and complemented by some of Canada’s best Baroque interpreters including Marie-Laurence Primeau (viola da gamba), Sara Lackie (harp), Vincent Lauzer (recorder), and Sari Tsuji (violin.)
The album is available for purchase on CD at ensemblelacigale.ca, and for download on major digital music providers including Amazon, iTunes, and for streaming on Apple Music, and Spotify.
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