Freelance work

  • Broadcasts: details of Richard's extensive work with the BBC can be found on the Broadcasts page. The most ambitious project to date was a live broadcast of movements from JS Bach's Mass in B minor with the BBC Daily Service Singers, the Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields and the period instrument orchestra Canzona as part of the BBC Radio 4 Ascension Day Service from St Martin-in-the-Fields on May 9th 2013
  • Recordings: Richard has worked on over fifty recording projects as Musical Director, Accompanist and Producer. Further details can be found on the Recordings page
  • Organ Recitals: Richard has given many organ recitals in the UK, as well as in the USA, Italy, India, Ireland and recently at the Lockenhaus Organ Festival in Austria
  • Orchestral Conductor: Richard has conducted many choirs and orchestras (modern and period instruments). Further details can be found on the Performances page
  • The Manchester Carols: Richard collaborated with Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy and composer Sasha Johnson Manning for the world première at The Royal Northern College of Music, recording (for Naxos) and BBC Radio broadcast of their Manchester Carols in 2007. This involved leading schoolchildren from around Manchester as well as professional singers and the Northern Chamber Orchestra. The same project was subsequently repeated in Manchester (2008), Blackburn (2009), Macclesfield and Warrington (2010)

Visit these pages for further information about his innovative work:

Rugby School

Trinity Laban

Blackburn Cathedral

All Saints' Northampton

Exeter College Oxford