Professorial Staff - Fortepiano and Harpsichord
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
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Steven combines a performing career with the post of Assistant Curator to the Finchcocks Collection, one of the principal collections of historical keyboard instruments in Europe. In 1993 he won the Broadwood Harpsichord Competition and made his London recital debut shortly afterward. Additional performances include chamber music on fortepiano with Ensemble Galant and the Fitzwilliam Quartet as well as conducting new productions with New Chamber Opera and Opera Restor’d. He went on tour to the USA, where he played the complete Brandenburg Concertos with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
C.P.E. Bach - Harpsichord Concerto in C major, Wq.20, H. 423
Qualification/ Educational Background
English conductor and historical keyboard specialist Steven Devine studied at Chetham’s School of Music and the University of Oxford.
He is Associate Musical Director of Opera Restor’d, Professor of Fortepiano at Trinity Laban and a member of the staff at Dartington International Summer School.
He has recorded four solo discs and has played on over 30 recordings with other artists. Steven is a regular continuo player with several major UK period instrument orchestras, including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Academy of Ancient Music and the New London Consort. Steven has performed as conductor and soloist throughout the world; recent highlights including being pianist and director in a Mozart Concerto in London, Dublin and Manchester, as well as conducting and acting as Master of Ceremonies for Raymond Gubbay Productions at the Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall (Birmingham), Bridgewater Hall (Manchester) and across the rest of UK.