Musician

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Robert’s primary instrument is the bassoon, and he is regularly in demand as a soloist, having performed solo pieces, chamber music and concertos to great acclaim, including those of Weber and Elgar (with South Liverpool Orchestra), Mozart, and Vanhal (twice with the Liverpool Mozart Orchestra). Robert also gave a solo recital as part of the St. Helens Sinfonietta concert series.

He also plays for several orchestras and musical ensembles. Robert is Principal Bassoonist with the Liverpool Mozart Orchestra, Second Bassoon with St. Helens Sinfonietta, and First Violinist with Phoenix Concert Orchestra. His other instruments include viola, piano and percussion.

He also sings bass and cantors with Prescot Parish Church Choir.

Below: Listen to Robert play his own composition, La Reproduction Interdite, from 2002.

Click here to listen to more of Robert’s compositions.