David Cates is an American harpsichordist, concentrating on the music of J.S. Bach, Scarlatti, Haydn, and the English virginalists. His solo recordings on the Wildboar and Music & Arts labels of J.S. Bach and Johann Jacob Froberger have been met with widespread critical acclaim. The Classical Music Listener's Companion calls him one of the 20 most important harpsichordists available on recordings today; "an unusual interpreter" and an "outstanding talent". His recording of Bach’s French Suites won several recording of the year awards, including one from MusicWeb International. Based in Northern California, he performs both internationally and within the U.S.
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