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KirstiConsort​, ​a​ ​young​ ensemble​ ​founded​ ​in​ ​October​ ​2015​ ​focuses​ ​on​ ​music​ ​composed​ ​by​ ​female​ ​composers​ ​of the​ ​baroque​ and classical ​era.​ ​

Through the performance of​ ​this​ ​music,​ ​KirstiConsort​ ​endeavors​ ​to​ ​show​ ​the​ ​appreciation​ ​that​ ​they deserve, ​which was mostly ​not​ ​received ​in​ ​their​ ​lifetime.​ ​These composers had very diverse backgrounds, but they all wrote music in a time where not many women had the chance to do so. This​ ​great​ ​diversity​ ​is​ ​reflected​ ​in​ ​their​ ​music, which ranges from sacred motets to exciting sonatas and dramatic love songs.

On occasion the ensemble plays music by male composers but includes most of the time a few compositions by female composers in the programme, partly to draw attention to the fact how often female composers are excluded and overlooked in the concert programmes. 

The importance of the rhetorical aspects, the delivery of the text, and the different affects and passions of each piece are central to KirstiConsort’s performances.

​In​ ​May​ ​2016​ ​KirstiConsort​ ​received the​ ​audience​ ​award​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Fontys​ ​Chamber​ ​Music​ ​Contest​ ​in​ ​‘s-Hertogenbosch.​ ​The​ ​ensemble​ ​has performed​ ​in​ ​various​ ​venues​ and concert series ​in​ ​the​ ​Netherlands​ ​and​ ​in​ ​Belgium,​ ​including​ ​Muziekgebouw Eindhoven​, the concert series of ​Catharijn​ ​Classique, Zaterdagmiddagmuziek in de Stevens in Nijmegen, at Oosterkerk in Amsterdam and at Koepelkerk van Arnhem. In February 2023 KirstiConsort made its debut in Luxembourg performing in the concert series of Château de Bourglinster. 

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