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Palisander goes 'viral'!

May 21, 2017

Classic FM featured a video clip of Palisander, which has since gone viral - receiving over 4.6 million views so far!

Watch the clip here.

Palisander chosen for Making Music UK Selected Artists

March 30, 2017

Palissander has been chosen for the prestigious Making Music UK Selected Artists brochure, following a competitive selection process.

Palisander launches debut CD at St John's Smith Square!

February 16, 2017

Palisander launched its debut CD Beware the Spider! at St John's Smith Square. Find out more about the disc and purchase it here. Lydia spoke to local press about the launch and the disc; read the articles here. The group is delighted that the CD has received 4 stars from BBC Music Magazine and was the winner of the Magazine's First Listen podcast!

Palisander receives grant from Arts Council England

October 08, 2016

Palisander is excited to announce that its application for a grant from Arts Council England has been successful, enabling the group to tour the new show Dr Dee's Daughter and the Philosopher's Stone, in collaboration with theatre and puppetry company, Rust and Stardust. Venues include Newbury Spring Festival, Brighton Early Music Festival, Beverley Early Music Festival and The Stables, Milton Keynes.

Palisander selected for St John's Smith Square Young Artists' Scheme

July 04, 2016

Palisander is thrilled to have been selected for the prestigious St John's Smith Square Young Artists' Scheme. As well as performances at the venue, the quartet will receive professional development training and grants towards a new commission and a marketing project.

Find out more here.

Palisander selected for Live Music Now Scheme

November 10, 2015

Palisander is delighted to have been selected for the prestigious Live Music Now scheme, founded by Yehudi Menuhin; a charity providing access to live music for the elderly and for children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities

Find out more here.

'Setting the tone for one very sophisticated party' - Palisander perform at London Fashion Week

September 20, 2015

Palisander was joined by cellist, Kate Conway, for a performance at  'one of the most anticipated events' of London Fashion Week. The Green Carpet Collection showcased 12 outfits by designer Erdem, produced using reused, surplus or sustainable materials. Guests included Colin Firth and Ellie Goulding.

Find out more here.

Palisander launches new website!

September 28, 2015

London based recorder quartet, Palisander, launch their new website. Find out more at:

Lydia selected for theatre music course at the Globe Theatre

August 27, 2015

Lydia has been selected to attend a theatre music course at the Globe Theatre this autumn, which will culminate in performances at The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and at the Globe Theatre.

Palisander selected for Brighton Early Music Festival's 'Early Music Live!' scheme

March 28, 2015

Delighted to announce that Lydia's quartet, Palisander, have been selected for Brighton Early Music Festival's 'Early Music Live!' scheme, an apprentiship and training scheme for young early music ensembles. As well as performing at the Festival in October, the quartet will give educational performances and workshops in Brighton.

Lydia selected to perform at Open Recorder Days Amsterdam festival 2015

March 27, 2015

Lydia has been selected to perform in the 'Showcase Kaleidoscope II' concert, as part of the Open Recorder Days Amsterdam festival, in May 2015. She will perform with other young recorder soloists, from across Europe, in the Bernard Haitinkzaal.

Recording with orchestra, Les Bougies Baroques

March 04, 2015

Lydia will be involved in the first period instrument recording of Pavel Wranitzky's La Chasse, with orchestra Les Bougies Baroques, in Milton Court, London.

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