Peter Seymour studied at Huddersfield School of Music and at University of York, including postgraduate work researching into the performance of baroque music. In July 1994 he was awarded the degree of DMus at the University of York for research into performing style. He is director of Yorkshire Baroque Soloists and of Yorkshire Bach Choir and has worked and recorded in most European countries. He is also an artistic adviser to York Early Music Festival and Professor Emeritus in Music and Organist at the University of York. He records regularly both as conductor and keyboard player for WDR-Köln, BBC and other radio stations.