Bradley Brookshireis the harpsichordist for the Metropolitan Opera where he is also an assistant conductor. His solo harpsichord recording of J.S. Bach’s French Suites was named a Critic’s Choice recording of the year by the New York Times. His 2007 recording of Bach’s Art of Fugue was similarly recognized with a ve-star rating and a European distribution contract by Goldberg magazine. Brookshire is an associate professor of music in the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, where he teaches baroque performance practice and history.