Richard Lennox

After studying at the Welsh College of Music and Drama, Richard is now a freelance Musician working in many fields of music.

He was Musical Director for an 8-part TV series on HTV in 1998 called ‘Talent Trial’.  He has worked on cruises for P&0, Swan Hellenic, Saga and Cunard, playing for Production Shows, Pop, and Jazz Bands.  From 1997–2003 he toured with a group of West End Singers to the Middle East, Far East, Dubai and India, taking Corporate Cabaret shows to top hotels, playing Piano and Keyboards.

His keyboard work includes the ‘Beyond the Barricade’ Touring Show for John Warwick Associates, which was followed by a Disney follow-up playing first Keyboards.  From 2003-4 he playing Keyboards with a five-piece House Band for Pontins and Butlins summer seasons.

Touring shows include ‘Chicago’, ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’, ‘Joseph’, ‘Les Mis’ and ‘Miss Saigon’, and various musical revues at theatres, including Jermyn Street, Hippodrome and Redgrave in Bristol.  Recently he has become Musical Director for ‘Stage to Screen’ with singer Richard Beavis, a Musical Theatre show based around Hollywood musicals.

Richard has played as a Concerto Soloist on numerous occasions with various Orchestras, at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Concert Hall Glasgow, Bridgwater Hall, Manchester, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Birmingham NEC, and Bournemouth International Centre, playing wide-ranging Concertos.  National Trust events as a Soloist have included Stourhead open air concerts in 2004.

Richard has featured in broadcasts including the Radio 2 ‘Young Musician of the Year’, and a Radio 3 broadcast with the Suches Quartet.  Other freelance work includes playing the Double Bass for Orchestras including Bath Philharmonia, Bristol Concert and other freelance ensembles.  As a Musical Director he has numerous shows for theatre companies under his belt, as well as arranging and writing in wide media.  As an organist Richard is equally at home with classical or cinema styles doing recitals, recordings, and playing for church services.