Trevor Pinnock is renowned world-wide as a harpsichordist and conductor who pioneered the modern revival of early music performance with his orchestra, The English Concert which he founded in 1972.
Since 2003 he has divided his time between conducting, solo, chamber music and educational projects at the Royal Academy of Music where he is Principal Guest Conductor of the Concert Orchestra.
He regularly works with the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam, the Deutsche Kammerphiharmonie Bremen and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg. Frequent chamber music partners include flautist Emmanuel Pahud, viola da gamba player Jonathan Manson and violinists Sophie Gent and Matthew Truscott.
Recent recordings include two solo recordings, Louis Couperin harpsichord works and a recital ‘Journey – 200 years of harpsichord music’; CPE Bach Flute Concertos with Emmanuel Pahud and the Kammerakademie Potsdam; Mozart’s Gran Partita for winds and Haydn Notturno with the Royal Academy of Music Soloists.
Trevor Pinnock was awarded a CBE in 1992 and an Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1998. He is also a recipient of the Wigmore Medal, the York Early Music Centre Lifetime Achievement Award and honorary doctorates from the universities of London, Ottawa, Sheffield and Canterbury.
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CPE Bach Flute Concertos With Emmanuel Pahud & Kammerakademie Potsdam Warner Classics 4 Nov 2016 […]