Ensembles in residence
Park Collegium is the house ensemble of the Alamire Foundation, in residence at the House of Polyphony. The aim of this vocal group is to explore 15th and 16th Century polyphony from the source. Park Collegium has a variable number of members, special attention is given to young, promising singers wishing to deepen their knowledge on and experience with this historic repertoire. In line with the mission of the House, Park Collegium essentially performs practice based research. It is a living laboratory on the intersection between artistic practice and scientific study. Park Collegium is led by Stratton Bull and Pieter Stas.
Cappella Pratensis, founded in 1987, mainly sings music from the period between 1450 and 1600. During that time, the polyphony of Franco-Flemish composers such as Josquin Desprez, Jean Mouton, Pierre de La Rue Jacob Clemens non Papa, Johannes Ockeghem and Guillaume Dufay world leader. Cappella presents ongoing special programs and original designs. Thus, the ensemble released in 2016 with the Dutch Chamber Choir eight concerts around the Missa Unitatis Antony Pitts and sang it in concert season "Christmas with Josquin 'in Amsterdam, Almere Westzaan, Utrecht and Den Bosch. The singers sing facsimiles of original choir books. Artistic director of the ensemble Stratton Bull.