24 June 2017: Barrowden Church, Rutland UK. 7pm 'Music for a Summer's Evening': Richard performed with Claire O'Brien (soprano) and Rachel Smith (flute/alto flute) in a concert including the premiere of Echo, the fourth movement of ...too bitter sweet, Op 27. Abigail's Jig for flute and piano (Op.10 No.2a) and ...in the quiet evening hours (Op.27 No.2c) were also performed.
15 June to 9 July: Richard examined in Limerick, Tullamore (Offaly), Hull, Grimsby, London, Bolton and Peterborough.
19 May 2017: Richard gave a short organ recital in Harringworth Church, Northants UK at 7pm, as prelude to a lecture by Julian O'Neill: The Smile - a Revolution in Western Art. The music linked with the theme of the talk and included a performance of March in F, Op 28.no.3
14 April 2017: St Paul's Anglican Pro-cathedral, Valletta, Malta. Hugo Agius Muscat, as the dedicatee, gave the official premiere of Paraphrase on 'Rockingham' for organ (Op.57 No.2). He will perform it again in November 2017 during the Malta International Organ Festival.
26 March 2017: Beverley Minster, Yorks, UK. 10.30am. In advance of the official premiere by Hugo Agius Muscat next month, Ian Seddon performed Paraphrase on 'Rockingham' for organ (Op.57 No.2). Richard attended this service.
23 March to 1 April 2017: Richard examined in Wigan, Rotherham, Leven and Sheffield.
6 February 2017: Richard visited St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach near Los Angeles, CA., and worked with Dr Jung-A Lee on Toccata for organ 'Gloria, laus et honor' (Op.57 No.1). in advance of the premiere on the 19th February - see Gallery photos).
30 November to 22 December 2016: Richard examined in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macau and Hong Kong.
4 November 2016: Richard accompanied Edmund Dry (violin) in works for violin and piano by Mozart, Bridge, Shostakovich etc, They also performed ...and glorious grows the vine (Op.8b),and Abigail's Jig for violin and piano (Op.10 No.2g) received its first performance. Rutland Three Arts Society Music Group, Oakham UK.
8 June to 4 July 2016: Richard examined in Scotland (Perth, Aberdeen and Inverurie), Turkey (Ankara) and Greece (Athens, Levadia, Karditsa and Thessaloniki)
3 to 5 June 2016: Richard was an adjudicator for the second International Young Talent Competition in Istanbul, Turkey. (see 2015 details below)
18 March to 16 April 2016: Richard examined at Trent College, Long Eaton; Keble School, London; UWL Ealing, London; James Allen's Saturday School for the Performing Arts, Dulwich, London; Harpenden Musicale; King's School, Ely, UK; Windstruments, Bingley, Yorks; centres in Swindon and Oxford UK.
22 to 29 January 2016: Richard examined at Hockerill College, Bishop's Stortford, Herts UK. and The Minster School, Southwell, Notts, UK.
15 October 2015: Richard was a guest speaker, and presented diplomas at the Graduation Ceremony of the London College of Music at the Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta. He examined at the Centre from 12 - 31 October.
22 to 24 May 2015: Richard was a jury member for the International Young Talent Competition, at Akatlar Cultural Centre, Istanbul, Turkey. This is a piano competition for ages 5-13 to promote and support music education for non-conservatory music students. Created by Dr. Benal Tanrisever at BT Muzik, it was organized with support from Istanbul Cultural Arts Foundation and from the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth.