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homepage_5 I am a composer living in Brighton. Through my music I hope to communicate the potential drama, mystery, excitement and sometimes humour of the whole musical process through rhythm, melody, harmony and form.I’ve written music for chamber ensembles, youth and adult choirs, orchestras and theatre groups. Commissions have included a wind quintet celebrating the reopening of Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, a piano duet for the 75th anniversary of Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, and an unaccompanied choral work for the 20th anniversary of Brighton Chamber Choir.My travels have often been a source of inspiration for my music, including several trips to Africa, a trip to Palestine and to various European countries.At the moment I’m preparing a revision of my Portraits for Wind Quintet for the publishers Spartan Press, and adding the final touches to Mokora for Violin and Piano which will receive its first performance by Ellie Blackshaw and Rachel Fryer in late Autumn.You can listen to audio samples of my work here.

If you would like to commission a work for orchestra, choir or small music group, please contact me at contact@guyrichardsoncomposer.co.uk

Forthcoming performances of my music:

Transforming for solo piano

Wed 3 Sep 2014, 8.00pm
First performance of Transforming for solo piano with Helen Burford as soloist.
Friend’s Meeting House, Brighton. A New Music Brighton concert.

Ahava Rabbah for piano duet

Sun 16 Nov 2014, 7pm
The Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford
For reservations in advance please contact me at contact@guyrichardsoncomposer.co.uk

Mokora for violin and piano

Fri 30 Jan 2015, 7.30pm
First performance of Mokora for violin and piano
St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road, Brighton.

Vocal Pieces

Sat 13 June 2015, evening.
Performances of some of my vocal pieces (details to be confirmed)
Ditchling Village Hall, nr Brighton

 

My new revision of Portraits for Wind Quintet is now available from the publishers Spartan Press, catalogue no. PP450

mail@SpartanPress.co.uk or www.SpartanPress.co.uk