"...dazzlingly good chamber ensemble…
exuberantly expressive, intimate style…
gorgeously idiomatic playing’
The Times
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Richard Skinner

Richard Skinner leads a varied musical life. In addition to his work with the Fibonacci Sequence, he divides his time between chamber groups such as Lontano and the Almeida Ensemble. He gave the first performance of Joseph Horowitz' bassoon concerto, and recently worked closely with John Williams as a soloist on the "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" soundtrack album. In 2002 he joined with the English String Quartet for their "London Festival of Chamber Music." Richard also works as an orchestral player and is a member of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Future plans include tours to Germany and USA.