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The Burford Singers enjoys a wealth of supporting musical talents. We are especially lucky to be led by Brian Kay, our present Conductor, who has held this position since 2002.

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Brian Kay – Conductor

Brian was a founder member of the King’s Singers, and since then has had an illustrious career in broadcasting, as listeners to Radio 2, 3 and 4 will know well. His television appearances have included the competitions to find the Cardiff Singer of the World and the Choir of the Year, and the New …

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Cotswold Chamber Orchestra

  The CCO was formed at the suggestion of Brian Etheridge, and has performed regularly with us since 1989. Kate Bailey (leader) began her violin studies with Pamela Spofforth at the age of nine and was an early member of Pro Corda, where she gained a love of chamber music. While reading music at …

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Hilary Tadman-Robins – Chorus Master

Hilary has extensive experience as a musical director, especially with young people: she was founder director of the Cotswold Children’s Choir in 1997, and worked with the CCC on many exciting projects, including a full-scale production of Britten’s Noye’s Fludde in Burford Parish Church for the millennium, and a CD of music …

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Robin Baggs – Accompanist

Robin Baggs read music at Trinity College, Cambridge, completing postgraduate studies in performance, palaeography and criticism. He has worked extensively as a writer and critic for The Musical Times and other musical journals, specialising in Czech music and the organ repertoire. As an organist, concert tours have taken him to twelve European countries, and …

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