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Steven Devine

Fortepiano, Harpsichord, Keyboard, Organ

Steven Devine is a conductor and keyboard player who enjoys performing around the world as a soloist and in collaboration with an enormous variety of artists and ensembles. He is Principal Keyboard of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and principal with The Gonzaga Band and The Mozartists – with whom he has played and recorded concerti by CPE and JC Bach. He is Conductor and Artistic Director of the English Haydn Festival and curates the OAE’s “Bach, the Universe and Everything” cantata series. He has recorded Bach’s Goldberg Variations for Chandos Records and The Well-Tempered Clavier and the complete solo harpsichord works of Rameau for Resonus.

He is currently recording the complete harpsichord works of J L Krebs (Bach’s favourite student); Volumes 1 (RES10287) & 2 (RES10300) are already available with volumes 3 & 4 prepared for release in 2023 and the final two volumes in preparation. His future performing engagements include concertos with Victoria Baroque, Vancouver and at the Toronto Bach Festival, solo harpsichord recitals at the London Handel and Toronto Bach Festivals, a classical programme with the Consone Quartet in Stamford and recitals at the Valetta Baroque and King’s Lyn Festivals with his regular duo partner, soprano Kate Semmens. He is Early Keyboard Consultant to both the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and teaches fortepiano at the Royal Academy of Music.