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Richard Deacon

Trumpet

Professional Orchestras

  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia (including Principal)
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • British Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Fulham Opera (including Principal)
  • Orchestra for ‘Love Beyond’ (Musical)
  • Kent Concert Orchestra - Principal
  • Becker Orchestra, Kent – Principal
  • Croydon Symphony Orchestra
  • Maidstone Symphony Orchestra, Kent
  • Watford Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Tempus Chamber Orchestra, London

Orchestral Training

  • RCM Symphony Orchestra, Opera Orchestra, Sinfonietta & Wind Orchestra - Principal Trumpet/Cornet    
  • Canterbury Sinfonia, Kent – Principal
  • All Soul’s Orchestra, London – Principal

Pop & Shows

  • Public Service Broadcasting (Pop Band) – U.K. Festivals
  • Orchestra for ‘Love Beyond’ (Musical) – Wembley Arena, Brighton Centre

Period Instrument Performance (Natural Trumpet & Cornett)

  • Brandenburg Baroque Soloists
  • Brighton Early Music Festival - Messiah directed by John Hancom
  • Equale Baroque Players directed by Peter Bassano
  • University College London, Recital on cornetto
  • RCM Natural Trumpet Ensemble - Principal Trumpet
  • RCM Museum of Instruments showcase: soloist, Fantini Sonata No.3 detta la Niccolini
  • RCM Baroque Brass Ensemble with Michael Laird

Chamber Music 

  • Eric Ewazen Trio for Trumpet, Violin and Piano – UK Premier at RCM
  • The Symphonic Brass of London
  • Locke Brass Consort
  • Shore Brass Quintet (Founding member)
    o    Kensington & Chelsea Christmas Festival House of Commons Reception
          St Michaels Church Chester Square, London
  • Tower of London – Solo Trumpet for ‘Welcome Film’

Education and Outreach

  • Music in Hospitals Artist – Trumpet soloist with piano (2008 – present)
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia Education & Outreach Work
  • RPO and RCM outreach Thames Festival Schools Project
  • RCM Outreach ‘Summer Music’ course for 6-14 year olds
  • Shore Brass Quintet – School’s Outreach Work

Solo

  • J. Clarke Trumpet Voluntary -  Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
  • Handel The Trumpet Shall Sound – Westminster Central Hall
  • Neruda Trumpet Concerto – St Mary’s Arts Centre, Sandwich
  • Haydn Trumpet Concerto - Dover town Hall
  • Hummel Trumpet Concerto – Harlow Symphony Orchestra
  • Handel Let the Bright Seraphim - St Peter’s, Hammersmith, London 
  • Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets - Sandwich Orchestra, Kent
  • Trumpet & Piano Recitals - St Martin-in-the-Fields & Charlton House, London
    Tpt & Organ Recitals – Methodist Central Hall (Westminster) with Gerard Brooks, Rochester Cathedral
    & ‘Chamber Music in Little Venice’ Concert Series, London   
  • J. Turrin Caprice - Wigmore Hall, London (Hakan Hardenberger Masterclass)

Education

  • Royal College of Music - BMus (Hons) in Performance (2002 – 2007)
  • Professors: Paul Beniston - Paul Archibald - Andrew Crowley - Neil Brough (Natural Trumpet)

Referees

Catherine Moore

Principal Trumpet – BBC Concert Orchestra

Paul Beniston

Principal Trumpet – London Philharmonic

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Instruments
Trumpet, Baroque Trumpet, Cornet, Cornetto, D Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Natural Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet