David Morriss of Radio New Zealand talks to Phantasm's founder Laurence Dreyfus

The best viol ensemble in the world 

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 30 April 2018 

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The viol consort Phantasm is one of the world’s most renowned early music ensembles. The group is in New Zealand at the moment, as part of a five-centre tour for Chamber Music New Zealand. David Morriss talks to its director and founder Laurence Dreyfus about the history of the viol and the two discuss their fondness for early recordings and the delights of music of a bygone era.