Harpsichordist and organist Joe Waggott trained on the Historical Performance master’s degree course at the Royal Academy of Music studying harpsichord and continuo.

Prior to this he studied organ at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He has worked extensively as both a continuo player and a répétiteur: recently with English Touring Opera as Head of Music Staff for the autumn 2018 season (Handel Radamisto, Purcell/Carissimi/Gesualdo Dido &Aeneas/Jonas/I will not speak, Bach St Matthew Passion), Barber Opera (Porpora L’Agrippina), ETO (Handel Giulio Cesare) and the London Handel Orchestra, where he was assistant conductor to Laurence Cummings (HandelFaramondo), along with other period instrument ensembles around the UK. Read more