In the News

The mission of VoxAmaDeus is to bring to life through performance and education the music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods.

The Vox Renaissance Consort finale for season XXIV was reviewed by Michael Caruso at Chestnut Hill's own St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Renaissance Springtide:"Among the loveliest renditions given Saturday evening was of Arcadelt’s “Ave Maria,” sweetly sung, expertly balanced and eloquently phrased. The singers projected the sounds of the words with delicate sensitivity. " (06/16/11)

Michael Caruso enjoys the Old St. Joseph's performance of Handel Concerti & Suites by Camerata Ama Deus chamber orchestra:"...[Old St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Society Hill is] nothing short of perfect for a concert performed on period instruments such as those utilized by the Camerata Ama Deus, and the selection of scores assembled by Radu sounded simply marvelous in performance... " (05/26/11)

The 2010-2011 season finale of Camerata Ama Deus performing Handel: Concerti & Suites is reviewed by Tom Purdom on May 13, 2011,At Home in the Baroque" one area it consistently produces totally satisfying evenings. You can be certain you’ll get your money’s worth when Radu leads the Camerata through a Baroque period instrument concert..." (5/17/11)

Vox Ama Deus held the “Now is the Month of Maying” benefit, which took place on the first day of May (May Day) in Gladwyne at the home of Jay Tolson. Susan Scoville captured the photos: (05/01/11)

Brandywine Radio's Lloyd Roach attends, reviews and enthusiastically commends the Vox Ama Deus PIFA concert "REBELS IN PARIS" at the Kimmel Center on April 22, 2011

On February 4, 2011, Tom Purdom reviewed VIVALDI FOUR SEASONS & MORE II: "...The three concertos on the first half of Radu’s banquet played with the musical personalities of four different instruments and featured five of Philadelphia’s most appealing musicians: recorder master Rainer Beckmann, cellist Vivian Barton Dozor, trumpeter Elin Frazier and violinists Thomas DiSarlo and Thomas Jackson. Beckmann emigrated from Germany some four years ago and quickly established himself as a presence in Philadelphia’s early music community. Vivaldi’s first C major concerto for the soprano recorder is one of the brightest works ever created for that much-abused instrument, and Beckmann gave it a hypnotic performance..." (2/8/11)

Vox Ama Deus gets full coverage on County Lines Magazine Online
County Lines Online
(November 2010 issue).

Michael Caruso highlights Maestro Radu and the Camerata Ama Deus chamber orchestra:"Radu has been interested in period instrument ensembles since first forming a chamber group in his native Bucharest. When he came to America to study at New York City’s Juilliard School of Music, he also founded a chamber ensemble to play music from the 18th century. After founding the Vox Renaissance Consort 24 years ago, Radu subsequently founded the Ama Deus Ensemble (both choral and instrumental) and then the smaller, chamber group Camerata Ama Deus four years ago." (10/21/10)



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