Richard Wilberforce made his operatic debut with Trinity Boys Choir as Mustardseed in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at English National Opera. He went on to study Music as a choral scholar at St John’s College, Cambridge, and at the Royal College of Music as the Charles Branchini Scholar. He now enjoys a busy career as a conductor, singer, teacher and composer.
Richard is considered to be one of the most exciting young British choral conductors and he is currently Director of the Hallé Youth Choir, the Exon Singers and the Leeds Philharmonic Choir. He is a member of the choir at St Bride’s, Fleet St, and the Monteverdi Choir, and he has appeared as a soloist in operatic performances throughout Europe. His compositions have been broadcast on BBC Radio and he has been commissioned Choir and Organ Magazine and the British Art Music Society.