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Artist Hyperion Records

Ashley Riches (baritone)

Ashley Riches is one of the leading baritones of the younger generation. He read English at Cambridge University, where he sang in the Choir of King’s College. He subsequently studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, from where he was quickly accepted onto the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. He has sung a wide and diverse range of operatic roles, most recently in L’Ormindo at the Globe Theatre. He has already enjoyed an extensive concert career, performing regularly with the Academy of Ancient Music, Arcangelo, Gabrieli Consort & Players, Philharmonia Orchestra, Polyphony and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Riches’ recordings include Bach’s St Mathew Passion with the Academy of Ancient Music, Poulenc songs with Graham Johnson and Mercury in Daniel Purcell’s The Judgment of Paris.


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Complete works available for download

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

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