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Andrew Wilson-Dickson


Andrew Wilson-Dickson trained as a pianist and organist (with John Lill and Nicholas Danby) at Cambridge and York Universities. On these instruments and on harpsichord he has performed and recorded widely, from the UK to Ireland and on the European continent. In Cardiff he was in charge of historical performance at the RWCMD; he founded the Welsh Baroque Orchestra, alongside the Welsh Camerata choir which specialises in early repertoire. He is also a director of Devon Baroque.


Andrew has always maintained a strong interest in composition, which include pieces for baroque instruments: concertos for baroque flute, concerto grosso for fl/vln/bassoon and strings, a harpsichord concerto, chamber music for fl/vln/viola da gamba/hpschd; for 3 recorders/cello/hpschd; many pieces for viola da gamba.


2014 saw the first performance of his large-scale oratorio 'Karuna' on the need for compassion, with texts drawn from many cultures and periods,. Two years later Andrew completed a new version of Bach's St Mark Passion. He is at present writing his second String Quartet.

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