Bridget Cunningham MMus BA (hons) ARCM is a prizewinning harpsichordist, conductor, organist and early music specialist who plays and has presented on several TV and Radio shows. Bridget's performing experience includes conducting London Early Opera, Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi, Emerald Baroque and Handel House Harmonies as well as playing for the London Handel Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Irish Chamber Orchestra and Fleuri. She recently performed as a solo harpsichordist for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
Research and performances have been featured on several shows on ITV, Sky Arts, RTE, RTP 2 and BBC TV and Radio including Woman's Hour and Front Row. She is a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians and was supported as a Fellow of the Royal College of Music to work in the Centre for Performance History and work as a baroque vocal coach, where she became an artist for the Concordia Foundation. The Finzi Trust awarded her a Scholarship to study Early Irish Music and Handel in Dublin which led on to her recording this album and an album called 'Ireland's Enchantment' with Emerald Baroque. She has also recorded the music for BBC documentaries including Vivaldi's Women, Elizabeth the Virgin Queen, How London Was Built and BBC TV’s Messiah.