Richard Barnard is a British Composer. He has been commissioned by singers, ensembles, opera companies and festivals including Welsh National Opera, Opera North, CBSO, The Gesualdo Six, Bath Festival and Bristol Cathedral Choir. His music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and performed nationally and internationally by musicians including Mark Padmore, Amy Dickson and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. His projects as Barnard & Karani focus on comic song and opera with soprano Elizabeth Karani. Their videos have been published online by Royal Opera House, Classic FM and Opera North. Richard also
designs and delivers innovative education projects with many of the UK's leading ensembles, venues and opera companies.