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As well as a composer and arranger, Peter Foggitt is a highly regarded pianist, organist and conductor who made his orchestral debut aged 14, and his first BBC Radio 3 broadcast aged 21 as soloist in Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto. An award-winning accompanist, he also appears frequently with singers and instrumentalists, and was engaged by Aldeburgh Music for their Britten 100 production at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. An alumnus of Chetham’s School and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and a former choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridge, he has worked in choral music and opera internationally. Last season he was guest chorus master at the Royal Opera, Copenhagen, and at the Polish National Opera. His vocal ensemble Cries of London won their category at the 2011 Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition. This season he conducts his own Handel-inspired opera, L’isola d’Alcina, with Barefoot Opera, and is currently working on another operatic project, The Selfish Giant, for Size Zero Opera, and a setting for choir and orchestra of the Song of Songs.