David O’Shea (keyboards and music director) studied at the DIT Conservatory of Music in Dublin, graduating with a first-class honours BMus in Musicology. A versatile keyboard player, he is in demand as a pianist, organist and harpsichordist. He is continuo player with the Dublin-based Baroque ensemble Respicio, and also works regularly with groups such as the Orchestra of St Cecilia and Dublin Baroque Players. As a conductor he was musical director of the early opera ensemble Opera Antiqua and also directed the Beechwood Schola Cantorum and the Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus. David is currently a student on the MMus in Choral Studies programme at the University of Cambridge. In the first half of 2014 he will perform in Ireland, the UK and Luxembourg.