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Richard is emerging as one of the busiest choral conductors of his generation. Richard is the Musical Director and Conductor of the Hallé Youth Choir, and the Exon Singers. chorus master of the Leeds Philharmonic Chorus,and associate director of Englsih Voices. Richard is always looking to work with new choirs, and is available for workshops and Come-and-Sing events. Please contact Richard for details

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  • The Hallé Youth Choir was established in 2003 and has swiftly become recognised as one of the leading mixed-voice youth choirs in the country. Membership is for talented young singers across the North West region aged 13-19 years. The Youth Choir performs as well as with the Hallé and other Hallé Ensembles.  The Youth Choir rehearses weekly during term-time and enjoys a foreign tour or UK-based residential course and tour each summer. As well as touring to Italy and Belgium, the Youth Choir has been to France and made several appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, London at the BBC Proms.

  • The Exon Singers is recognised as one of the UK’s leading chamber choirs. Founded in 1966, it has become renowned for its dynamic and expressive performances of music from the Renaissance to the present day. The Exon Singers hold their annual festival in the historic market town of Tavistock, with recitals and services in the town’s beautiful 13th century parish church and in nearby Buckfast Abbey. The 47th Festival will run from Tuesday 23rd July to Sunday 28th July 2013. Click here to download the 2012 Festival flyer.

  • Leeds Phiharmonic Chorus has appointed Richard as their Chorus Master. Leeds Philharmonic Society has over 100 singing members regularly performing concerts at Leeds Town Hall. Performances are often jointly promoted with Leeds International Concert Season and the BBC. Repertoire is extensive, combining both tradition and innovation.

  • Richard is Associate Director of English Voices, a London-based professional chamber choir and opera chorus.