Trevor Pinnock

(b. 1946)

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(b Canterbury, 1946).

Eng. harpsichordist and conductor. Chorister, Canterbury Cath. Solo début London 1968. Played with Galliard Harpsichord Trio 1966–72. Founder and mus. dir., The English Concert 1972–2003, specializing in perf. of early mus. on period instrs. First tour of N. Amer. 1983. NY Met début 1988; Salzburg Fest. 1988. Founded Classical Band of NY, 1989, cond. 1989–90. Prin. cond. Nat. Arts Centre Orch., Ottawa, 1991–6. CBE 1992.

Subjects: Music.

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