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John Butt (Conductor)

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

 Interview, John Butt on Monteverdi's Vespers 1610

John Butt talks to David about his new recording of Monteverdi's majestic Vespers with the Dunedin Consort and His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.

 Interview, John Butt on Mozart's Requiem

The Dunedin Consort's director discusses the challenges of recreating the first performance of Mozart's enigmatic final work.

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