3 december 2022
Folk Song Suite for Concert Band will be given its premiere by the Goring and Streatley Concert Band (conductor Andrew McBirnie) at the Advent Concert, 7.30pm at St. Thomas’s Church, Goring-on Thames.
15 september 2022
Organ recital in Chester Cathedral by Philip Rushforth (Chester), comprising March in F, Elegy, Caledonian March, Pastorale in F, Preludio burlesco, March in C, Toccata for organ: ‘Gloria, laus et honor’. 1.10pm
NB: POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II
(Elegy & Pastorale will now be played as music for reflection, whilst the cathedral is open for people to pay their respects.)
22 - 26 august 2022
Recording of Organ and Brass CD album in Chester Cathedral. Producer: Ates Orga: Recording Engineer: Ken Blair (BMP Sound Recording Co. Ltd)
Organists: Philip Rushforth (Chester), Robert Marsh (Skipton). Solo trumpet: John Jermy, invited brass
25 - 28 july 2022
Recording of Choral CD album in St. Augustine’s Church, Kilburn. Producer: Ates Orga: Recording Engineer: Ken Blair (BMP Sound Recording Co. Ltd)
Hodie Christus natus est, O magnum mysterium, Lord make us instruments of thy peace, Away in a manger, All was for an apple, There was sweet music, Herrick’s Carol, Prayer and Supplication, Letters Home, The Holly and the Ivy, The Jackdaw of Rheims, The Wind Among the Reeds, Another Island, …a plague o’ your houses
Accordare Choir directed by Karolina Csathy. Pianist: Dominika Mak, Timpanist: Adrian Bending, Percussionist: Donna Maria Landowski, Oriole String Quartet
16 september 2021
Richard was elected a Fellow of the Guild of Musicians and Singers.
17 april 2021
Richard is invited to adjudicate for the William Walton Piano Composition Exam on behalf of Ann Tsai, Director of Ann Ensemble, Taiwan.
7 - 31 october 2019
Richard examined for LCM at Pallazzo de la Salle, the Malta Society of Arts in Valletta, Malta. on 22 October he presented Diplomas to the successful 2018 candidates at the Graduation Ceremony in the Concert Hall. On 12 October Richard performed on the organ of St Paul’s pro-cathedral; works included his Intrada, March in D and March in F.
14 - 15 SEPTEMBER 2019
13 of Richard’s shorter works were recorded for a CD (Quartz Label QTZ 2142) at The Wathen Hall, St Paul’s School, Barnes, London. Project manager & Producer was Ates Orga and the Recording Engineer was Dave Rowell. Performers included Emilie Capulet and Prof Francis Pott (pianos), Rachel Smith (flute), Hollie-Anne Bangham (mezzo-soprano), Claire Lees (soprano), Liv Watts and Elizabeth Trigg (bassoons).
12 june - 5 july 2019
Richard examined for LCM in Ecole Ruban Vert, Libreville, Gabon; Edinburgh and Gretna, Scotland; and UWL, London.
31 march - 3 april 2019
Richard was an online adjudicator for the fifth International Young Talent Competition, Istanbul, Turkey. This is a music competition to promote and support music education for non-conservatory students.
25 march - 10 april 2019
Richard examined for LCM and trained an examiner in Birmingham, Lincoln, Nottingham and RAF (Northolt).
24 november - 14 december 2018
Richard examined, moderated and trained examiners for LCM at Chetham’s School, Manchester; the Albemarle Centre, Hull; Teesside High School, Eaglescliffe; the Sage Centre, Gateshead; and the University of West London, Ealing.