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Hosford, Richard (clarinet)
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Richard Hosford (clarinet)

see also Richard Hosford (basset horn)

Born in Dorset, Richard Hosford was for four years a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain before gaining a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London in 1979, where he studied with John McCaw and Thea King. In 1984 he received a Tillett Trust Award and in the same year was featured in The Park Lane Group's Young Artists Series.

As a founder-member and Principal Clarinet of The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Richard Hosford has toured the world, performing as soloist in the USA, Japan, Hong Kong. Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom with conductors Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, Michael Tilson Thomas, Oscar Shumsky, Roger Norrington, Gerard Korsten and Paavo Berglund. He has recorded the Mozart and Copland Concertos with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Alexander Schneider for ASV records. In 1997 he performed the Nielsen Concerto with Paavo Berglund in Ferrara and Cologne.

Richard Hosford was for several years Principal Clarinet of the London Phiharmonic before taking the post of Principal Clarinet with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in l994. This enables him to pursue his chamber music and solo career alongside his orchestral commitments.

Richard Hostord is a committed chamber musician and has recorded all the major repertoire for wind ensemble with the Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and has toured with them throughout the world. He is a leading member of The Gaudier Ensemble and has recorded many works for strings and wind with them. He is also a frequent guest of The Nash Ensemble.

Albums
'Brahms: The Complete Piano Trios, Clarinet Trio & Horn Trio' (CDD22082)
Brahms: The Complete Piano Trios, Clarinet Trio & Horn Trio
Buy by post £10.50 CDD22082  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) NEW  
'Beethoven: Septet & Sextet' (CDH55189)
Beethoven: Septet & Sextet
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55189  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Beethoven: Serenade, Quintet & Trio' (CDA67526)
Beethoven: Serenade, Quintet & Trio
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67526 
'Berwald: Chamber Music' (CDD22053)
Berwald: Chamber Music
Buy by post £10.50 CDD22053  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Brahms: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDS44331/42)
Brahms: The Complete Chamber Music
Buy by post £40.00 CDS44331/42  12CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'Brundibár' (CDA67973)
Brundibár
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67973  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Chilcott: Requiem & other choral works' (CDA67650)
Chilcott: Requiem & other choral works
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67650  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet' (CDA67590)
Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67590 
'Françaix: L'heure du berger, Divertissement, Clarinet Quintet & À huit' (CDA67036)
Françaix: L'heure du berger, Divertissement, Clarinet Quintet & À huit
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67036 
'Mozart: Oboe Quartet, Horn Quintet & other works' (CDH55390)
Mozart: Oboe Quartet, Horn Quintet & other works
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55390  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDA67255/6)
Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music
Buy by post £20.00 CDA67255/6  2CDs  
'Saint-Saëns: Chamber Music' (CDA67431/2)
Saint-Saëns: Chamber Music
Buy by post £20.00 CDA67431/2  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Schubert: Octet' (CDH55460)
Schubert: Octet
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55460  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Schumann: Chamber Music' (CDA67923)
Schumann: Chamber Music
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67923  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Spohr: Octet & Nonet' (CDA66699)
Spohr: Octet & Nonet
Buy by post £10.50 CDA66699 
'Strauss Dances' (CDA67169)
Strauss Dances
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA67169  Archive Service  
'Vaughan Williams: Early Chamber Music' (CDA67381/2)
Vaughan Williams: Early Chamber Music
Buy by post £20.00 CDA67381/2  2CDs  
'Weber: Chamber Music' (CDA67464)
Weber: Chamber Music
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67464  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
HYP20  2CDs Super-budget price sampler — Deleted  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
À huit (Françaix)
Annen-Polka, Op 137 (Strauss Sr.)
Cachucha-Galopp, Op 97 (Strauss Sr.)
Caprice sur des airs danois et russes, Op 79 (Saint-Saëns)
Chineser-Galopp, Op 20 (Strauss Sr.)
Clarinet Quintet (Françaix)
Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, J182 Op 34 (Weber)
Clarinet Quintet in F sharp minor, Op 10 (Coleridge-Taylor)
Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (Saint-Saëns)
Eisele- und Beisele Sprünge-Polka, Op 202 (Strauss Sr.)
Exeter-Polka, Op 249 (Strauss Sr.)
Fantasiestücke, Op 73 (Schumann)
Gitana-Galopp, Op 108 (Strauss Sr.)
Grand Septet in B flat major (Berwald)
Jugendfeuer-Galopp, Op 90 (Strauss Sr.)
L'heure du berger (Françaix)
Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op 114 (Strauss Jr.)
Loreley-Rheinklänge, Op 154 (Strauss Sr.)
Märchenerzählungen, Op 132 (Schumann)
Nonet in F major, Op 31 (Spohr)
Octet in E major, Op 32 (Spohr)
Octet in F major, D803 (Schubert)
Quartet for piano and wind in E flat major (Berwald)
Quintet for piano and wind in E flat major, K452 (Mozart)
Quintet in D major (Vaughan Williams)
Quintet in E flat major, Op 16 (Beethoven)
Requiem (Chilcott)
Salon-Polka, Op 161 (Strauss Sr.)
Scherz-Polka, Op 72 (Strauss Jr.)
Septet in E flat major, Op 20 (Beethoven)
Seufzer-Galopp, Op 9 (Strauss Sr.)
Sextet for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn (Poulenc)
Sonata for clarinet and bassoon (Poulenc)
Sonata for clarinet and piano (Poulenc)
Sonata for two clarinets (Poulenc)
Suite from Brundibár (Krása/Matthews)
Tarentelle in A minor, Op 6 (Saint-Saëns)
Thermen-Walzer, Op 245 (Strauss Jr.)
Tivoli-Rutsch-Walzer, Op 39 (Strauss Sr.)
Trio for piano, clarinet and cello in A minor, Op 114 (Brahms)
Trio in B flat major, Op 11 (Beethoven)
Wiener Gemüths-Walzer, Op 116 (Strauss Sr.)
Wo die Zitronen blühn, Op 364 (Strauss Jr.)
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