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BIOGRAPHY

 


 

Callum Anderson is a British harpsichordist and organist based in London. In 2020 he completed a Master's Degree in Historically Informed Performance at the Royal Academy of Music with a distinction, studying the harpsichord with Carole Cerasi and continuo with James Johnstone.​ He now enjoys a busy freelance musician career, performing regularly as a continuo player and keyboard soloist.

 

He has taken part numerous projects around the UK with chamber and orchestral ensembles, such as the Royal Northern Sinfonia, Ensemble La Notte, Eboracum Baroque, Bath Festival Orchestra, Leeds Baroque, London Mozart Players, Piccadilly Sinfionetta, Sinfonia Cymru and London Concertante. With the chamber ensemble Liturina, he took part in the final of the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition (2022) the Brighton Early Music Festival's (BREMF) Young Artist Scheme (2022/23). He has recently given organ recitals at the Grosvenor Chapel, Temple Church, Canterbury Cathedral, and harpsichord recitals at St. Anne's Church, Kew and the Handel and Hendrix House. In October 2023 he returned to Leeds to perform again with Leeds Baroque under the direction of Peter Holman as the organ soloist for Bigaglia's 'Concerto for Organ and Violin.' He looks forward to joining the Royal Northern Sinfonia again in December later this year for their Christmas by Candlelight tour. 

 

Alongside his freelance career, Callum is the Assistant Director of Music at St. Mary’s Church, Putney. He was previously the organist of St. Peter’s Church (Acton) from 2020-2022 and has held organ scholarships at St. Mary Redcliffe (Bristol), St. Mary's Church (Battersea) and St. Marylebone Parish Church. When time permits, ee also enjoys composing music in a neo-baroque style for harpsichord and organ. 

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Photograph by Lucy Bruce-Gardner

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