Richard Blackford

The internationally acclaimed composer and conductor Richard Blackford was the first Director of Music at The Royal Ballet School, during which time he conducted in a Gala for Ninette de Valois at the Royal Opera House. His many credits include productions at the Royal National Theatre, Bruno Philharmonic (where he was Composer/Conductor-In-Residence), Cheltenham Festival, BBC and Classic FM broadcasts, and his work has been recorded on the Decca, Warner, Sony and Nimbus labels.