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12 brilliant musicians. No conductor.

A truly collaborative approach.


After the critical acclaim of their debut album Resurrection, 12 ensemble embark on the recording of their second album. Featuring their own arrangement of Schubert's epic Death and the Maiden string quartet for 14 strings, a brand new commission from Oliver Leith and music by Tavener and Sigur Ros, this record showcases the diverse talents and incredible  musicianship of the UK's leading string ensemble.

Support 12 ensemble's next album and... inspired and energised by the ensemble’s fresh, dynamic and expressive sound with an invite to their intimate album launch performance later this year. an investor in talented young musicians, help to shape the landscape of classical music and draw in new audiences thanked and recognised in person and in 12 ensemble materials* 

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“Polished readings…with rapt expressiveness” - Sunday Times 


“The 12 ensemble render the entire programme with fearless resolve. An impressive debut.” - Gramophone Magazine

“Thrilling debut album from this exciting young string ensemble.” - Classical Music Magazine

“Superb ensemble brings this music into sharp relief.” - The Strad

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