Richard Haynes

Cologne, Germany

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Richard Haynes was born in Brisbane, studied at Griffith University, Australia and at the Hochschule der Künste Bern, Switzerland. Richard is a member of Elision Ensemble, Praesenz and Stroma, has worked with 175 East, CIKADA, Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien and musikFabrik at festivals such as Huddersfield Festival, Paris Autumn, Warsaw Autumn, MaerzMusik Berlin, Ultraschall Berlin, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Tage für Neue Musik Zürich, Contempuls Prague and the Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne International Arts Festivals and as a soloist or improviser at festivals in Auckland, Hong Kong, Leipzig, Liverpool, London and Melbourne. Richard has appeared as soloist with the Melbourne, Queensland and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, the Berner Symphonie Orchester and members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, performing works for solo clarinet and ensemble or orchestra by Copland, Rankine, Sabin, Scelsi, Smetanin, Westlake and Xenakis. Richard is the winner of major prizes for performance such as the 2003 Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year, the award for Best Performance of Australian Composition from the Australian Performing Rights Association and the Australian Music Centre, a Lord Mayor of Brisbane Performing Arts Fellowship (2005), the Tschumi Musikpreis 2008 (Switzerland) and the First Prize of the 2009 Nicati Concours for Interpretation of Contemporary Music (Switzerland).

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