Steve Devine, director and harpsichord, joins members of the Academy of Ancient Music, Bojan Čičić, violin and mezzo Helen Charlston for a programme of Strozzi, Monteverdi and Dario Castello. The event will be live-streamed on April 14 from West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge at 19:30 BST and is available for 48 hours afterwards. Full details here.
It’s an ill wind … The video stream of Steven Devine playing Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 live from the National Centre For Early Music “behind closed doors” on 21st March has already been viewed over 66,000 times. The remaining preludes and fugues are scheduled for July 6, 9 & 10. View at https://www.facebook.com/yorkearlymusic/videos/520117185372323/
We are delighted to welcome conductor and keyboard player Steven Devine to the CPM family of artists for General Management.
A highly-regarded musician of great versatility Devine is Conductor & Artistic Advisor of The English Haydn Festival; Music Director of New Chamber Opera, Oxford; Director of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment series Bach the Universe & Everything; Artistic Advisor to the York Early Music Festival and Principal Keyboard of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He is also a founding member of the innovative electronic music group Art of Moog.
Significant forthcoming appearances include conducting Purcell, Blow & Britten with the OAE and tenor Ian Bostridge; Haydn and JC Bach at the English Haydn Festival and Galuppi La Diavolessa with New Chamber Opera.
At the harpsichord he plays Bach Goldberg Variations at King’s Place, London; Bach Das Wohltemperierte Klavier at the York Early Music Festival and as fortepiano soloist he will perform Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 with the English Haydn Orchestra and next season joins the OAE for Mozart Piano Concerto No.23.