L'Avventura London
Žak Ozmo, Director

Old Instruments, New Musical Adventures

'terrifically animated, wonderful energy… gorgeous!'-
BBC Radio 3

'excellent musicianship and an admirable understanding of Baroque performance conventions'- Gramophone

‘engaging, entertaining…an enormous amount of atmosphere and character’– Opera News

L'Avventura London is a period-instrument ensemble dedicated to the exploration of Western musical repertoire from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Through a combination of brilliant virtuosity, passion, unbridled dramaticism, and an extensive knowledge of historical performance practice and its repertoire, L’Avventura London seeks to bring the joy of a new musical adventure to its international audiences.

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L’Avventura is currently on a break due to our Director’s paternity leave and the pandemic, but watch this space for exciting new projects in 2023!

LISTEN: Žak Ozmo's radio program on WYXR in Memphis, TN: Music & Medicine
(Also on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Audible)

LISTEN: Žak Ozmo on BBC Radio 3's The Early Music Show: Vincenzo Galilei

L'Avventura London, Old Blind Dogs and Siobhan Miller at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh:

See our Orpheus Caledonius promo film:

Featured Release: 18th-Century Portuguese Love Songs

''Described by an 18th century English traveller as ‘the most seducing, the most voluptuous imaginable,’ the music of the Portuguese ruling classes appeared to cross all mortal barriers. It is, wrote William Beckford, ‘the best calculated to throw saints off their guard and inspire profane deliriums.’ Do not say you have not been warned.'' - Norman Lebrecht
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