Richard Watkins
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1962
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Richard Watkins

Richard Watkins Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Watkins (born 1962) is a horn player. He performs as a concerto soloist and chamber music player. He was Principal Horn of the Philharmonia Orchestra from 1985 to 1996, a position he relinquished to devote more time to his solo career.

He has appeared as soloist in the Royal Festival Hall, at the Barbican Centre and abroad with conductors such as Carlo Maria Giulini, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Leonard Slatkin, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Andrew Davis and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky. He is in great demand as a chamber musician and recitalist and has worked closely with pianists such as Barry Douglas, Peter Donohoe, Pascal Rogé, Barry Scott and Martin Roscoe. He is a member of the Nash Ensemble.

His recordings include Sir Malcolm Arnold's two Horn Concertos for Conifer, to great critical acclaim, and Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with the Philharmonia and Giuseppe Sinopoli for Deutsche Grammophon; other recordings include the Mozart Horn Concertos with Richard Hickox for Pickwick and chamber music recordings, both as soloist and as a chamber musician, for a variety of labels. Recent releases include Glière's rarely performed Horn Concerto with Sir Edward Downes and the Concerto for Horn and Violin by Dame Ethel Smyth for Chandos. He has also played on popular rock band U2's latest album.

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Past BBC Events

BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: BBC SSO in Skye
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Portree High School
2015-02-13T16:35:29
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13
Feb
2015
BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: BBC SSO in Skye

BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: BBC SSO in Skye

19:30
Portree High School
Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e5dj5v
Cadogan Hall
2013-08-24T16:35:29
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24
Aug
2013
Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra

Proms 2013: Proms Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2008: Prom 24
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evbgwh
Royal Albert Hall
2008-08-04T16:35:29
4
Aug
2008

Proms 2008: Prom 24

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 04
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ew4j5v
Cadogan Hall
2007-09-01T16:35:29
1
Sep
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 04

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 04
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efn4fx
Royal Albert Hall
2006-07-17T16:35:29
17
Jul
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 04

Royal Albert Hall

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