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30.07 - Festival Les Arts Jaillissants 01.08 - Festival baroque de Tarentaise Amarillis' 17th recording, Effervescence concertante, in newspapers La Double Coquette in newspapers Amarillis on Radios
Amarillis is now one of Europe’s most original Baroque ensembles. Created in 1994, the group, counselled by Pierre Hantaï, Christophe Rousset and Christophe Coin, has won several competitions: first prize in the York Early Music Competition in 1995, first prize in the FNAPEC ‘Musique d’Ensemble’ Competition in 1997, and first prize and the public prize in the Sinfonia Competition (chaired by Gustav Leonhardt) in 1997. In 1999, Amarillis was distinguished by the ‘Révélations classiques’ (Adami).

According to the requirements of the repertoire, the basic nucleus is joined by musicians of recognised talent. Amarillis works regularly with the finest singers of the younger generation, including Patricia Petibon, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Mathias Vidal, Robert Getchell, Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro, Benoît Arnould…

Amarillis has received the highest praise from the national and international press for all 17 of the CDs in its catalogue, recorded for labels Ambroisie-Naïve, Ambronay, Sony Classical, AgOgique, NoMadMusic.
The 17th record, issued by Evidence classics in early 2017, commemorates the 250th anniversary of the death of Georg Philipp Telemann with a program of concertos for several ensemble instruments by G.P. Telemann and J.S.Bach.

Internationally renowned, Amarillis gives concerts in France (Théâtre des Champs Élysées, de Poissy, Philharmonie de Paris, Festivals of Ambronay, Auvers sur Oise, Saintes, Sablé sur Sarthe…, Versailles Center for Baroque Music, Operas of Lille, Versailles, Angers, Nantes, Avignon..., Arsenal of Metz, Besançon National Scene…), Great Britain (Royal Academy of Music, York and Brighton's festivals…), Holland, Spain, Germany, Latin America, Canada, Senegal, India, Russia, China, Hong-Kong and the United States… (tours supported by the French Institute).

Amarillis can regularly be heard on France Musique and Radio Classique. The BBC, Mezzo, France télévision and Arte have recorded several of its concerts.