Nathaniel Mander

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Harpsichordist Nathaniel Mander began his studies with Richard Lester before moving to London in 2009 to train with Carole Cerasi at the Royal Academy of Music where he graduated with first class honours. He is winner of the 10th Broadwood solo harpsichord competition (2011) and the Early Keyboard Ensemble Competition at Fenton House (2010).

His most important musical influences have been from Elisabeth Joyé, Skip Sempe, Pierre Hantai and most profoundly, Carole Cerasi, who has deeply influenced his physical sound and approach to the instrument.

Nathaniel gave his debut London recital for the British Harpsichord Society at Handel House in 2011 and his Wigmore Hall concerto debut in 2012.

Nathaniel is much in demand as a recitalist, continuo player and chamber musician throughout Europe and the United States. He has given performances at the Handel House Museum, Mandeville Place, Fenton House, Finchcocks, the Cobbe Collection of Early Keyboards at Hatchlands, the Russell Collection in Edinburgh, St. Martin in the Fields, the Wigmore Hall, King’s Place, the Tudeley Festival, the International Handel Festival in Göttingen, the London Handel Festival, the Spitalfields Winter Festival, Raynham Hall, Restoration House, the Bach Steinitz festival, the London Festival of Baroque Music, the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, the Stadspodia in Leiden, St.John’s Smith Square, the Royal Festival Hall and the Purcell Room.

His most recent tours have been in the United States with performances in Washington and New York and in Italy with a series of concerts through Tuscany, Umbria and in Rome.

As teacher, Nathaniel has given masterclasses at the Handel House Museum and regularly gives harpsichord classes at the Morley College.

In 2015-16 Nathaniel will hold again the Linda Hill Junior Fellowship in Harpsichord at the Royal College of Music.