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Richard Russell



Principal Clarinet
Royal Opera House
English National Opera
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Opera North
Aurora Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
City of London Sinfonia
Grange Park Opera Orchestra
London Concert Orchestra
Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

Sub-Principal Clarinet
Royal Opera House                             + Eb & bass
London Philharmonic Orchestra            + Eb & bass
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra               + Eb & bass
English National Opera                         + bass
BBC Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Royal Scottish National Orchestra          + Eb
BBC Concert Orchestra
Royal Northern Sinfonia                          + Eb & bass
Opera North                                           + Eb & bass
Welsh National Opera                             + bass
Aurora Orchestra                                    + Eb & bass
Royal Ballet Sinfonia                               + bass
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra  + bass
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra     + bass
Ulster Orchestra                                      + bass
Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra

  • Wigmore Hall
  • Purcell Room
  • BBC PromsComposer Portrait Series
  • LSO St Luke’sLSO Discovery Series
  • Music In The Round
  • Koster Chamber Music Festival
  • Paxos International Music Festival
  • LIQUID ARCHITECTURE Chamber Music Ensemble – Member
    • MMSF/Philharmonia Ensemble Award Winners
    • Tunnell Trust Award Winners
    • Making Music UK Concert Promoters' Network
    • PRS Foundation Award
    • Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust Award


  • Mozart Clarinet Concerto         
    • Koster Festival (Sweden)
    • Southbank Sinfonia
    • Lewes Concert Orchestra
    • James Allen's Community Orchestra
  • Weber Concerto No. 2            Oadby & Wigston Civic Orchestra
  • Guest Soloist                          Southampton University Wind Orchestra (Premiering 3 new concertos)
  • Recitals                                  Include Crush Room (ROH), St Martin-in-the-Fields & music clubs throughout U.K

  • LSO Discovery
  • Philharmonia
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Children & The Arts
  • Live Music Now!

  • Making Music Awards for Young Concert Artists: Recommended Artist 
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trust
  • Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship 
  • GSMD Postgraduate Scholarship
  • RNCM Muriel Berry Award: Winner


  • GSMD Woodwind Fellow; MMus Performance(2003-2005)
  • RNCM BMus(Hons) 1st class & PPRNCM (1998-2002)


Robert Hill
Barnaby Robson
Andrew Webster
Dame Thea King
John Bradbury
Nicholas Cox  
Colin Pownall
John Stenhouse
Jenny McLaren

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Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Basset Horn, C Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Remote Recording