David Skinner (Conductor)
Born: 1964, California, USA
David Skinner is a British musicologist and choir director. He works at the University of Cambridge, where he is the director of music at Sidney Sussex College and is an affiliated lecturer, teaching historical and practical topics from the medieval and Renaissance periods. He is the founder of the vocal consort Alamire, and the cofounder of the vocal ensembles Magdala and The Cardinall's Musick. He has produced more than 25 recordings.
Further Reading: David Skinner
The artistic director of Alamire talks about his new recording with Fretwork of Byrd's 1589 collection of church and domestic songs, complementing an album from two years ago in which they explored the previous volume from 1588.
The artistic director of Alamire talks to David about the choir's new album featuring large-scale polychoral works by Hieronymus Praetorius, with His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.