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steven devine - conductor & keyboard

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Steven Devine read Music St Peter’s College, Oxford and studied at the Royal College of Music. He currently holds the positions of 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 of the York Early Music Festival and Principal Keyboard of Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He is a member of the ground-breaking electronic music group The Art of Moog.

Devine’s opera engagements have included Dido & Aeneas, Artaxerxes, Tamerlano, Il Mondo della lunaLa Finta Semplice, Il Re PastoreIl Comte Ory, Cavalli Erismena, Stradella Il Trespolo Tutore, Arne Artaxerxes, Galuppi Il Mondo Reverso and Salieri Falstaff for New Chamber Opera, Oxford; Boyce Peleus & Thetis, Lampe Pyramus & Thisbe  for Opera Restor’d as well as Orlando and Dido & Aeneas at the Dartington International Festival.

On the concert platform he has directed the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; BBC National Orchestra of Wales; the English Haydn Orchestra; Trondheim Barokk; Victoria Baroque Players, British Columbia Arion Baroque Ensemble, Montreal; the Academie d’Ambronay, the Mozart Festival Orchestra and St Paul’s Chamber Orchestra.

As a harpsichordist Devine’s recordings include Francesco di Fiore Concerto Ostinato on Zefir, Bach Das Wohltemperierte Klavier and the complete solo harpsichord works of Rameau on Resonus and Bach Italian Concerto and Goldberg Variations on Chandos. He directed a recording of Dido & Aeneas with the OAE and Sarah Connolly in the title role.