Entries by Richard Durrant

Postcard from Paraguay

Richard has arrived in Paraguay for two concerts. The first is with harpist Ismael Ledesma to play a gig at the Japanese Cultural Centre this Friday night. The concert is to mark Ismael’s 35 years of globetrotting performances and also to launch the new duo album “Ledesma y Durrant”. The second performance is Richard’s solo […]

The Stringhenge Story

We find out more about Richard’s strong personal connection with places and landscapes, along with two special stars accompanying him on his upcoming Stringhenge Tour 2017 The Stringhenge story is as old as the Long Man of Wilmington. Richard used to live in Wilmington Priory at the feet of The Long Man so the performance […]

Launching the Richard Durrant Academy

1 March 2017 will be one of the most significant dates of Richard Durrant’s musical career with the much heralded launch of The Richard Durrant Academy. Richard explains: “One of my longstanding dreams has been to share the benefits of a broad and diverse musical education. My time at the Royal College of Music was […]

Richard Durrant recording session with Ismael Ledesma

In addition to two fabulous concerts in Shoreham by Sea recently, guitarist Richard Durrant and Paraguayan harpist Ismael Ledesma spent a week in the studio recording their debut album. The album will feature original works by Ledesma and Durrant and, whilst every piece they play is collaborative, they did actually write one together: Guarania para Shoreham. Other tracks […]

Richard Durrant’s Christmas Guitars

Richard is half way through his Christmas tour and if you’ve been following his live Facebook posts it has been going down a real treat. Most venues have been sold out and the audience feedback has been warm, enthusiastic and just fabulous wherever they have appeared: “Truly incredible and beautiful. The most beautiful guitar playing I’ve […]