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Historical Performance

About

Juilliard faculty member Peter Sykes has appeared in recital at the Library of Congress and the Boston Early Music Festival and is frequently heard on the radio program Pipedreams. His solo performances include an all-Bach inaugural recital on a new Fritz Noack organ in Reykjavik, Iceland; de Falla’s Harpsichord Concerto with the Chameleon Arts Ensemble; and the Schumann Piano Quintet on original instruments with the Van Swieten Quartet. His recordings include his bestselling organ transcription of Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets, Bach’s complete Leipzig Chorales, and MAXimum Reger: Favorite Organ Works. Sykes appears on the Grammy-nominated Boston Baroque recordings of Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s B-Minor Mass, and Monteverdi’s Vespers. Sykes is associate professor of music and chair of the historical performance department at Boston University. He holds degrees from the New England Conservatory and Concordia University in Montreal.