John Talbot is a professional concert pianist and musician. As pianist he has recorded for Chandos the Complete Solo Songs of E.J. Moeran, with Geraldine McGreevy, Adrian Thompson, Marcus Farnsworth and Roderick Williams; and with Donald Scotts, Moeran’s Violin Sonata. For the British Music Society he has recorded Moeran’s Complete Folksong Arrangements with Adrian Thompson and Marcus Farnsworth, a recital of songs by Brian Blyth Daubney, with Anna Dennis and William Berger, and with Jo Cole cello sonatas by John Foulds, Ernest Walker and York Bowen. As music editor he has undertaken the compilation of Thames Publishing’s Moeran Centenary Edition, containing in thirteen volumes the complete solo songs, solo folksong settings, solo piano pieces and collected choral music, and as recording producer he has been responsible for many pioneering releases on the BMS label. He is a former chairman and recordings manager of the British Music Society, and is currently chairman of the British Music Society Charitable Trust.