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Profiles and interviews highlighting the diverse talents shaping early music – musicians, composers, instrument makers, and those working behind the scenes.

In conversation: Elitsa Bogdanova
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In conversation: Elitsa Bogdanova

Continuo Connect meets Elitsa Bogdanova, member of the Consone Quartet with a busy career as a freelance viola player.

In conversation: Inga Maria Klaucke
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In conversation: Inga Maria Klaucke

Inga enjoys a busy career as a freelance performer on historical bassoons (baroque, classical, romantic, dulcian) and recorders.

In conversation: Nathaniel Mander
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In conversation: Nathaniel Mander

Nathaniel Mander, a harpsichordist and fortepianist, is known for his highly expressive and personal performances.

In conversation: Tatty Theo
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In conversation: Tatty Theo

Continuo Connect meets Baroque cellist Tatty Theo, founder of the Brook Street Band and the Love:Handel festival.

In conversation: Andrew Wooderson
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In conversation: Andrew Wooderson

Continuo Connect meets maker and supplier of early keyboard instruments, Andrew Wooderson, who has a passion for fine craftsmanship.

In conversation: Seb Gillot
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In conversation: Seb Gillot

Seb is a freelance organist, harpsichordist and conductor. He is continually in demand as a continuo player and early keyboard specialist.

In conversation: Robert Hugill
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In conversation: Robert Hugill

Recognised for his blog Planet Hugill, Robert Hugill shares concert reviews, interviews, and previews across the widest spectrum of classical music.

In conversation: Ibrahim Aziz
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In conversation: Ibrahim Aziz

Ibrahim Aziz specialises in the performance of baroque, renaissance and contemporary music on the viola da gamba.

In conversation: Amanda Babington
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In conversation: Amanda Babington

Continuo Connect speaks to Amanda Babington - musette, violin, and recorder virtuoso, and Artistic Director of Baroque In The North

In conversation: Tom Mungall
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In conversation: Tom Mungall

Producer, sound engineer and filmmaker Tom Mungall tells Continuo Connects how he got into the Early Music scene.

In conversation: Jan Zahourek
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In conversation: Jan Zahourek

Continuo Connect meets freelance double bass, viola da gamba and violone player Jan Zahourek who enjoys a variety of collaborations.

In conversation: Rachel Podger
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In conversation: Rachel Podger

Continuo Connect meets the superstar of the Baroque violin, Rachel Podger, internationally renowned interpreter of Baroque and Classical music.

In conversation: Mary Bevan
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In conversation: Mary Bevan

Continuo Connect meets soprano Mary Bevan, internationally renowned in baroque, classical and contemporary music.

In conversation: Lynda Sayce
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In conversation: Lynda Sayce

Continuo Connect meets one of Britain's leading lutenists and champion of the magnificent theorbo, Lynda Sayce.