RICHARD BRAIN

CONDUCTOR

Videos and Recordings

Richard directing the Choir of Christ Church Southgate in a performance of John Garnder's Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancign Day. This performance was selected as the joint-runner up for the OUP 2017 Advent Carol Competition, making it the top liturgical choir entrant in the UK.

Upcoming Events

Saturday 17th March, 7.30pm | Bishop's Stortford Methodist Church
Scenes of the Bavarian Highlands Elgar
Aesop's Fables Chilcott
Three Fower Songs Whitacre

Richard Brain conductor
Liz Hill piano
Bishop's Stortford Choral Society


Sunday 18th March, 6.30pm | Christ Church Southgate
Passion Sequence


Saturday 24th March, 7.30pm | East Barnet School
Belshazzar's Feast Walton
Blest Pair of Sirens Parry
I was Glad Parry
Jerusalem Parry
The Lark Ascending Vaughan Williams

Richard Brain conductor
Edward Kay baritone
Barnet Choral Society
Amadeus Orchestra





Richard directing the Choir of Christ Church Southgate in a performance of Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry's My Soul There is A Country. You can see more videos of Christ Church on their YouTube Channel: ChristChurchN14

"Richard Brain must be congratulated again for his skilful musical direction and sensitive handling     of this highly-charged work" - Review of the Music Makers, Herts and Essex Observer

​​​​Based in north London, Richard Brain is a Conductor, Vocal Coach and Workshop leader. His portfolio includes Director of Music of Christ Church Southgate, Musical Director of Barnet Choral Society and Bishop's Stortford Choral Society, and Vocal Coach for the Twyford Church of England Academies Trust. Richard directs hundreds of singers on a weekly basis, exploring music from Renaissance polyphony and madrigals, Baroque classics and the great oratorios to works for children's choirs and modern commissioned works.


He studied Choral Conducting on the renowned MA Course at the Royal Academy of Music where he was awarded the Irene Burcher Prize in 2013. Previously, Richard was a Choral Scholar in Gloucester and then Exeter Cathedral Choirs, before singing as a Lay Clerk in St Albans Cathedral.


You can follow Richard's professional activities and adventures on Faceboo(@ConductorRichardBrain) or Twitter (@rtjbrain). 

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