RICHARD EGARR, Conductor and Keyboard

Everything sounds newly minted, burting with vitality
— BBC Music Magazine

Egarr was appointed Music Director of the Academy of Ancient Music in 2006, and shortly thereafter he established the Choir of the AAM. He is Associate Artist with the Scottish Chamber and guests with leading orchestras such as London Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw, and Philadelphia, as well as period ensembles such as Handel and Haydn Society Boston. As well as an accomplished conductor, he is a brilliant harpsichordist, and equally skilled on the organ and fortepiano. He has performed as soloist throughout Europe, Japan, and the USA, and has recorded many discs for Harmonia Mundi, notably of JS Bach, Couperin, Purcell, and Mozart. He trained as a choirboy at York Minster, was organ scholar at Clare College Cambridge, and later studied with Gustav and Marie Leonhardt. He teaches at the Amsterdam Conservatoire and is Visiting Artist at the Juilliard School in New York. 

Richard Egarr is represented by Intermusica.