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Double Bassist

Richard English

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A freelance classical double bassist based in the Midlands, with a wide range of professional experience.
Double Bassist

Richard is a 25-year old freelance double bassist who spends much of his time between Birmingham and Manchester. He is a regular extra with the Hallé orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, as well as a freelancer with Sinfonia Cymru, Orchestra da Camera, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and Ensemble Cymru. In addition to classical music, Richard also has experience in musical theatre, regularly performing in local shows and depping in national tours.

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Richard's Reviews

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Joshua A
5 years ago, for a Concert in The High Street
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5 out of 5

Richard English rendered the Bass solo from Mahler's First Symphony with extraordinary musical sensitivity. He is an asset to any orchestra and conductor.

Matthew R
5 years ago, for a Concert in Broad St
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5 out of 5

Richard is a sensitive musician and very capable leader. I’ve had the pleasure of working with him as my principal bassist on nearly a dozen concerts and have been consistently impressed by both his technical facility and musicality. I happily recommend him as a player and colleague.

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Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£50
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£160
Up to 3 hours£160
Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Early music, Opera, Musical theatre, Jazz, Modern jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Pop, Acoustic, Rock, Alternative rock, Indie
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Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching
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