Continuo Foundation projects on OnJam in 2021

What a year 2021 has been! OnJam’s first year has been action-packed, and full of surprises.

One of the best surprises was how many innovative and high quality classical music events appeared on OnJam. So it’s no wonder that global audiences quickly followed.

Despite this, many of these creative projects would not have happened without generous grant funding.

Continuo Foundation emerged as an important supporter of classical ensembles in early music and playing on historical instruments. In addition, it quickly grasped the benefits of online and hybrid concerts for their grantees.

This December and January, we’d like to highlight some of the groups that received support from the Continuo Foundation. All of them used OnJam in 2021 to connect with music-lovers all over the world and earn revenues online.

Watch the video round-up

These are all high quality concerts. The repertoire ranges from the Medieval to the early Romantic periods.

You can financially support any of these groups by purchasing a ticket to their concert on OnJam, or by leaving them a tip or donation. Tickets to online concerts also make an excellent gift for the music-lover in your life!

Ensembles and projects in the video

In order of appearance:

Joglaresa: Boogie Nights

The Mozartists: Chamber Music Recital Series

Ensemble Hesperi: Caledonia to the Capital

Boxwood & Brass: New Sounds for Old Winds

Consone Quartet: Barnstorming! Series

Palisander: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Spiritato with The Marian Consort: Inspiring Bach

La Nuova Musica: Mozart’s First and Last

As with all tickets sold on OnJam, the ensemble receives 85% of revenue. For all tips or donations given via OnJam, the ensemble receives 95%.

You can watch any of these filmed concerts until the end of January 2022.

JOGLARESA

Joglaresa Boogie Knights

To watch Boogie Knights, purchase a ticket here. You can also give Joglaresa a tip or donation with an optional greeting or note.

THE MOZARTISTS

The Mozartists perform on OnJam.tv

To watch Chamber Music Recital I and Chamber Music Recital II, purchase a ticket. The prices are ‘pay what you like’ and there is a free ticket option.

You can also give The Mozartists a tip or donation here.

ENSEMBLE HESPERI

Ensemble Hesperi perform with Soprano Angela Hicks

Ensemble Hesperi presents a concert of charming chamber music and song by Scottish eighteenth century composers, inspired by the soaring folk melodies and dance rhythms of Scotland itself.

To watch Caledonia to the Capital, purchase a ticket here. Also, you can support Ensemble Hesperi by giving them a tip on OnJam. If you like, write them a greeting or note.

BOXWOOD & BRASS

Boxwood and Brass perform on historical instruments.

Boxwood & Brass created three concerts within their ‘New Sounds for Old Winds‘ series. You can get tickets to watch each of the concerts individually, or get a series pass to watch all three.

If you loved the series, consider giving Boxwood & Brass a tip.

CONSONE QUARTET

Consone Quartet perform in barns all over England.

Consone Quartet released three concerts in their Barnstorming! series. They are: String Quintets with Alexander Rolton (cello),  Schubert Octet with Consone Quartet and friends, and Schumann with Consone Quartet and Mary Bevan.

Another way to support Consone Quartet is to leave them a tip. A personal note or greeting is optional.

PALISANDER

Palisander recorders perform "Double, Double, Toil and Trouble"

Palisander’s recorder concert, ‘Double, Double, Toil and Trouble,’ is a theatrical and multimedia performance. To watch it, purchase a ticket. You can also give Palisander a tip on OnJam.

SPIRITATO AND THE MARIAN CONSORT

Spiritato play natural horns in a concert with The Marian Consort

This is a concert of music collected by or admired by Johann Sebastian Bach.

To watch ‘Inspiring Bach,’ get your ticket here. You can also tip or donate to SPIRITATO with OnJam here.

LA NUOVA MUSICA

La Nuova Musica with violin soloist Rachel Podger

To watch Mozart’s First and Last, purchase a ticket. You can purchase the two parts of the documentary-concert separately, or select a series pass to watch both parts at a discounted price.

You can also give La Nuova Musica a tip or donation. If you like, write them a greeting or note.

More about Continuo Foundation

Continuo Foundation is a UK registered charity. Its mission is to enable a flourishing of live period performances in every region of the country, and to help period-instrument ensembles and musicians engage and inspire ever-larger audiences of all ages.

Continuo awarded grants to 37 period music ensembles in 2021.

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