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Meet our team

Baroque In the North is led by three talented musicians who are passionate about music from the Baroque period.

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Claire Babington


Claire, Baroque In The North's Concerts Coordinator, studied performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, and later at the University of Manchester, researching the sources and inspiration behind modern day continuo cellist’s performance practices.

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Amanda Babington

Violin, recorder, musette

Amanda Babington is a musette player, baroque violinist and recorder player, specialising in historically informed performance. Artistic Director of Baroque In The North, she has played and recorded with many of the leading British and European period-instrument ensembles, as well as with chamber ensembles AB24, Four’s Company, and Aberdeen Early Music Collective. 

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David Francis


Artistic Adviser, David, combines an active performing life with work as an educationalist. As a harpsichordist his extensive career spans the many facets of the instrument, with his directing, recital and concerto experience encompassing renaissance, baroque, classical and 20th century music.

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