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. With South Liverpool Orchestra he has given concert performances of bassoon concertos by Weber in 2013, Elgar (Romance) in 2016 and Mozart in 2019, and earlier in his career, as a student, he played the Mozart with Knowsley Youth Orchestra. He also played the Vanhal concerto twice with the Liverpool Mozart Orchestra and 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 of both the Liverpool Mozart Orchestra and the Liverpool Bach Collective, 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.

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