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One week!

17th October 2019

Animo are nearly 'a go!' It's less than a week until we play the first note and launch our duo... We can hardly wait to share our music with everyone. It really is, 'all systems go'! OUR LAUNCH EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

Three weeks!

4th October 2019

It's only three weeks until our launch; we are ready to begin our journey... 

Open rehearsal leads to official Countdown

24th September 2019

Coach House Pianos were very welcoming on the 13th September. We had a brilliant open rehearsal; a tonic after days of intense practice. It also signals the start of our Countdown to our Official Promotional Launch on October 24th 2019... go Animo!

Open rehearsal at Coach House Pianos Friday 13th September 2019

13th September 2019

Animo are performing at our Sponsors' headquarters, in Swansea. This is another first for us and we are delighted that this 'open rehearsal' will take place at Coach House Pianos in Swansea amidst a sea of beautiful pianos - what a treat!

ANIMO ONE is DONE!

5th September 2019

Still a working title, Animo have completed their first recording! 

Thank you Adam; you did us proud!

It's the final Countdown!

28th August 2019

Animo's residential signals the start of the Countdown to our recording and our official launch 24th October 2019.

Animo's first composition commission is now a reality!

19th August 2019

Joseph Howard, our 'launch composer' has delivered the final draft of his commissioned composition. A very exciting moment for Animo.

Commissioning compositions - 'new music' project

31st July 2019

We are very lucky to have had such a brilliant response to an ad that went on Composing today. The ad reached many composers from all over the world. This has inspired us to start our 'new music' project from November 2019.

And so it begins!

10th July 2019

Our launch story has officially begun. We've just had our first session with our launch composer Joe Howard. This is going to be good!

Dymock Festival looking back

8th July 2019

A few days ago we received some video clips and photos from Dymock's 'Sounds at the Pound'. 

Joe and Animo and biomusic

23rd June 2019

Our first meeting with Joe Howard, our launch composer, is in July. 

The idea is that we "organically" come up with any ideas that can be recorded and incorporated into our first ever Animo-commissioned composition. Very exciting! 

Which composer?

19th June 2019

It has been a wonderful experience to have so many composers approach us offering to write for Animo!

Animo Recording, 2nd - 3rd September

10th June 2019

September 2-3, 2019. ANIMO's inaugural CD recording sessions. Super excited!
 

ANIMO launch composer

7th June 2019

The first composition written specifically for ANIMO is under way

Thank you Dymock - You were a brilliant crowd!

28th May 2019

ANIMO had their first outing at 'Sounds at the Pound' part of Dymock's festival. It was rainy, sunny, windy, cold and hot all at the same time but we had so much fun! Everyone was so helpful and professional. They made us feel so welcome.

Dymock’s Sounds at the Pound festival - 26th May

24th May 2019

Hello ANIMO fans out there! ANIMO are at Dymock’s Sounds at the Pound festival this weekend. Yes, the day has arrived! Sunday 26th marks our first official outing since we decided to be a Contemporary Music Flute and Piano duo.

The Launch - 24th October

3rd May 2019

ANIMO are preparing full steam ahead for their big Autumn launch event!

On October 24th ANIMO are performing in front of an audience of invited VIP guests at Blackfriars in Gloucester as their official promotional event.

Dymock Festival - 26th May

1st May 2019

ANIMO were invited to play “something different” at Dymock Festival... yes, we do love a challenge, and we are different to any other flute and piano duo so … perfect match!