Trevor Pinnock

CBE, Principal Guest Conductor, Concert Orchestra

Known worldwide as a harpsichordist and conductor

Pioneered performance on historical instruments with his own orchestra, The English Concert, which he founded in 1972 and led for the next thirty years.

Trevor Pinnock is known worldwide as a harpsichordist and conductor who pioneered performance on historical instruments with his own orchestra, The English Concert, which he founded in 1972 and led for the next thirty years.

Recent recordings include ‘Wigmore Live‘, featuring works by Purcell, Handel and Haydn, ‘Flute King’. Recordings for EMI include concertos and chamber music from the court of Frederick the Great with flautist Emmanuel Pahud and the Kammerakademie Potsdam, and ‘Sound the Trumpet’ with Alison Balsom.

In 2006 Pinnock founded the European Brandenburg Ensemble to celebrate his 60th birthday. Their recording of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos on the Avie label was awarded a 2008 Gramophone prize.

Trevor Pinnock conducts the Academy’s acclaimed series of recordings on Linn.

Listen on Youtube: Trevor Pinnock conducts Schubert Ninth Symphony (3. Scherzo), live recording

Website

www.trevorpinnock.com

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