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John Butt (Organ)

Born: 17th November 1960, Solihull, England

Nationality: British

John Butt is an English orchestral and choral conductor, organist, harpsichordist and scholar. He holds the Gardiner Chair of Music at the University of Glasgow and is music director of the Dunedin Consort with whom he has made award-winning recordings in historically informed performance. He is a prolific scholar, conductor and performer of works by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Further Reading: John Butt

 Recording of the Week, Bach's Christmas Oratorio from John Butt and Handel's Messiah from Andrew Davis

David listens to a contrasting double-bill of festive oratorios, with the Dunedin Consort and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Symphony Orchestra.

 Interview, John Butt on Bach's Christmas Oratorio

David talks to the Dunedin Consort's director about his latest recording of choral Bach.

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