The Oculi Ensemble is a flexible string ensemble derived from internationally acclaimed string quartet players from the Badke, Doric, Piatti, Navarra, Albion and Idomeneo. They are passionate about performing and discovering the breadth of string repertoire composed for various combinations from two to seven players.
Members of the Oculi Ensemble hold numerous international prizes as individuals and chamber musicians and have recorded for various labels which include Hyperion, Chandos, Linn, Signum and Naxos. The Oculi Ensemble has enjoyed performing in various concert halls around the world including Het Concertgebouw and LSO St Luke’s. Future projects include collaborations with the BBC Singers where they will explore the breadth of chamber music written for a flexible ensemble.
The Oculi Ensemble performs on a stunning range of instruments including those from Stradivari, Guarneri and Grancino.