Andrew Arthur
Principal Keyboard, Director of Twilight in the Cathedral
A native of the UK, Andrew Arthur enjoys a fine reputation throughout Europe and the USA as a musician of exceptional versatility; equally at home as a conductor, keyboard soloist, ensemble player and teacher, he combines all of these disciplines within his principal position as Fellow and Director of Music at Trinity Hall, Cambridge where, in addition to his college responsibilities, he is also an Affiliated Lecturer in the University's world-renowned Faculty of Music.

An acknowledged specialist in the music of the Baroque and Classical periods, Andrew is highly regarded on the concert platform and has appeared at many prestigious international festivals. Amongst his many freelance activities, he currently holds the positions of Associate Director of The Hanover Band, Principal Guest Conductor of the Euterpe Baroque Consort based in Belgium and Musical Director of his own period-instrument ensemble and vocal consort, Orpheus Britannicus.

Andrew’s solo keyboard engagements encompass organ, harpsichord and fortepiano literature. Alongside his regular appearances as a recitalist and concerto soloist, he remains in great demand as a continuo player with several of London’s leading period-instrument ensembles, working under such renowned conductors as Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Nicholas Kraemer, Bruno Weil and the late Sir Charles Mackerras. He has also worked regularly in partnership with the eminent baroque violinists Elizabeth Wallfisch and Theresa Caudle.

Andrew appears frequently on Television and Radio broadcasts, and has played on numerous CD and DVD recordings for the BBC, ASV, Soli Deo Gloria, Opera Rara, Griffin and Priory Records. His solo recordings, all of which have been met with enthusiastic praise in the international musical Press, encompass keyboard repertory spanning over 350 years.

Alongside his busy concert and teaching schedule, Andrew has maintained a life-long commitment to liturgical music, an interest nurtured initially through his early training as a Cathedral chorister and subsequently as organ scholar and Acting Precentor at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge and as deputy Lay-Clerk at St John's College, Cambridge. He has since held the positions of Associate Director of Music at the world-famous Butterfield Church of All Saints, Margaret Street and Deputy Master of Music of the Chapels Royal, HM Tower of London. At present, he works throughout the academic year training the Organ Scholars and conducting the Chapel Choir at Trinity Hall with whom, in addition to their regular schedule of services in the College Chapel, he undertakes a number of concerts, recordings and foreign tours.