Academy of Ancient Music

The Academy of Ancient Music's energised, sparky and engaged performances of baroque and classical music have thrilled audiences worldwide for nearly 40 years, with live concerts on every continent except Antarctica and over 300 Brit and Grammy Award-winning recordings. Writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson talks to the AAM's Music Director, Richard Egarr, about their new appointment as an Associate Ensemble of the Barbican, the history of the AAM and their exciting series of concerts during the Barbican's 2012-13 season. For information regarding your data privacy, visit