NEWS

16 June 2021

Richard’s CD, Through the Void, (Quartz QTZ 2142) was released, featuring Bassoon Sonata, Counting the Beats, Abigail’s Jig and eight other pieces. For more information, please visit Quartz Music.

14 JUNE 2021

Lockdown captivity allowed time for editing 65 pieces from Richard’s back catalogue, all of which are now published by UMP.

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.

28 March 2021

Paraphrase on Rockingham was performed by Robert Marsh at Christ Church, Skipton, Yorks, UK.

14 june 2020

Richard became a house composer with UMP (United Music Publishing). 

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, Op 28/1-3.

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.