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Richard Mackenzie (Lute, Guitar, Bass)


Richard is in great demand as a soloist and collaborative artist on renaissance and baroque lutes, early and classical guitars, vihuela and theorbo. His current ensembles include Chordophony, The Portrait Choir, Oxford Baroque, Galliarda and Duo Seraphim, whilst his many collaborations have involved The Hanover Band, The Sixteen, Charivari Agréable, Ex Cathedra, Spiritato!, The Marian Consort, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts, I Fagiolini, Fiori Musicali featuring James Bowman, The City Waites (dir. Lucie Skeaping), Opera North, The Royal Opera House and Shakespeare’s Globe.


Since completing a degree in music at The Queen's College, University of Oxford, Richard has seen the release of two acclaimed solo albums, ‘Il Rosetto’ and ‘The Parisian Delight’, and the publication of his first musicological work.

He has performed at every major British early music festival, and has appeared on BBC Radio and BBC 2 on multiple occasions.



More information on Richard Mackenzie on his web site

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