Historical Performance staff

Margaret Faultless Head of Historical Performance

Laurence Cummings William Crotch Chair, Harpsichord, Basso continuo

Rachel Podger Micaela Comberti Chair of Baroque Violin


Pavlo Beznosiuk violin/viola
Margaret Faultless violin
Nicolette Moonen violin/viola
Rachel Podger Micaela Comberti Chair of Baroque Violin
Jane Rogers Visiting Professor of Viola
Simon Standage violin
Matthew Truscott violin 
Elizabeth Wallfisch violin/viola

Jonathan Manson cello and viola da gamba

Chi-chi Nwanoku double bass

Elizabeth Kenny lute and theorbo


Terence Charlston harpsichord, basso continuo
Carole Cerasi harpsichord, fortepiano
Laurence Cummings harpsichord, basso continuo
Pawel Siwczak harpsichord, basso continuo


Pamela Thorby recorder
Anna Stegmann recorder

Daniel Brüggen Visiting Professor of Recorder
Peter Holtslag Visiting Professor of Recorder

Lisa Beznosiuk flute

Katharina Spreckelsen oboe

Eric Hoeprich clarinet

Andrew Watts bassoon


Roger Montgomery natural horn
John Hutchins natural trumpet
Robert Farley natural trumpet and cornetto
Adam Woolf sackbut and early trombone
Stephen Wick serpent and ophicleide