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John Byrt is a conductor, scholar and composer. Early in his career he directed the Schola Cantorum of Oxford and was conductor of Musica Reservata. He made the first recording of Tavernerʼs Missa Corona Spinea and has broadcast Gesualdo madrigals, Byrd propers and West Gallery Carols for the BBC. He writes and lectures on baroque music, and as a composer is best-known for his choral output, in particular his folk song settings, such as Among the Leaves So Green, O, a melody collected by Cecil Sharp.

Role: Classical Composer 
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