Eboracum Baroque are a group of young professional singers and instrumentalists that perform across the UK and Europe. They specialise in the performance of Baroque music in a historically informed style and on period instruments. The ensemble are particularly renowned for their performances of 17th and 18th Century English music. They are passionate about ensuring Baroque music is accessible to all ages and have an active education programme.
Eboracum Baroque was formed in 2012 at the University of York. The group expanded to include young professionals from across the UK and is now based in Cambridge. They perform regularly across the UK and Europe and have formed notable partnerships with the National Trust and Horrible Histories author, Terry Deary.
Chris Parsons is a conductor, trumpeter and teacher based in the UK. He read Music at the University of York before completing a masters degree in Historical Performance Practice at the Royal College of Music in 2014. He now performs all across the UK and Europe working with major ensembles and conductors including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenement and Sir Roger Norrington. He has appeared live on BBC Radio 3 and in the BBC Proms.
Edinburgh International Book Festival
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