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About Author: Richard D. Russell

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This was written by Richard D. Russell, New York City based composer of fine music.

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“The Rose Cycle” is a new com­po­si­tion for soprano and string quar­tet, and it pre­miered April 22, 2014. The con­cert was pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle at Saint […]

The Rose Cycle” premiere

The Rose Cycle” is a new com­po­si­tion for soprano and string quar­tet, and it pre­miered April 22, 2014. The con­cert was pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle at Saint […]

“Three Part­ings” — my song cycle of three three set­tings of Lord Byron poetry–received a spe­cial per­for­mance on April 12, 2014. This was not a stan­dard con­cert con­cert of music; the […]

Three Partings” special performance at Lord Byron Festival

Three Part­ings” — my song cycle of three three set­tings of Lord Byron poetry–received a spe­cial per­for­mance on April 12, 2014. This was not a stan­dard con­cert con­cert of music; the […]

Along with Emily Clare Thomp­son, my collaborator, I attended the pre­miere of our newest musi­cal, A Knight at the Round Table, on March 13, 2014. Emily not only writes book and […]

New Musical premieres

Along with Emily Clare Thomp­son, my collaborator, I attended the pre­miere of our newest musi­cal, A Knight at the Round Table, on March 13, 2014. Emily not only writes book and […]

On June 6, 2013 the Cen­tral School at East Hanover, NJ pre­sented “Win­ner Takes All!” This is my col­lab­o­ra­tor Emily Clare Thompson’s adap­ta­tion of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” The set­ting […]

Winner Takes All! Pictures

On June 6, 2013 the Cen­tral School at East Hanover, NJ pre­sented “Win­ner Takes All!” This is my col­lab­o­ra­tor Emily Clare Thompson’s adap­ta­tion of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” The setting […]

On May 30, 2013 I pre­sented a new lec­ture at Cen­tral School in East Hanover, NJ. For sev­eral years I have gone there and lec­tured on find­ing the hero myth […]

New Lecture presented at New Jersey School

On May 30, 2013 I pre­sented a new lec­ture at Cen­tral School in East Hanover, NJ. For sev­eral years I have gone there and lec­tured on find­ing the hero myth […]

“It Takes A Rain­bow” with book and lyrics by Emily Clare Thomp­son and music by Richard D. Rus­sell, pre­miered May 9, 2013. It’s a very good show in its sim­plic­ity. The […]

Photos from “It Takes A Rainbow”

It Takes A Rain­bow” with book and lyrics by Emily Clare Thomp­son and music by Richard D. Rus­sell, pre­miered May 9, 2013. It’s a very good show in its sim­plic­ity. The […]

The pro­gram for last night’s pre­miere per­for­mance of “It Takes A Rain­bow” is very nicely designed! Stu­dents from the school did the art­work… lizards, frogs, and tadpoles. Pho­tos from the […]

It Takes a Rainbow — program

The pro­gram for last night’s pre­miere per­for­mance of “It Takes A Rain­bow” is very nicely designed! Stu­dents from the school did the art­work… lizards, frogs, and tad­poles. Pho­tos from the […]

Today I trav­eled to East Hanover, NJ to par­tic­i­pate in rehearsals for two new musi­cals. I’ve writ­ten the music and my col­lab­o­ra­tor Emily Thomp­son Schweer is the lyri­cist and book […]

New Spring Musicals to premiere

Today I trav­eled to East Hanover, NJ to par­tic­i­pate in rehearsals for two new musi­cals. I’ve writ­ten the music and my col­lab­o­ra­tor Emily Thomp­son Schweer is the lyri­cist and book […]

On Fri­day March 22, the New York Com­posers Cir­cle pre­sented an “Encores” Out­reach Pro­gram at the JASA West Side Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on the upper west side of Man­hat­tan. Flautist Michael […]

Fast Tides, Slow Tides at NYCC Outreach event

On Fri­day March 22, the New York Com­posers Cir­cle pre­sented an “Encores” Out­reach Pro­gram at the JASA West Side Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on the upper west side of Man­hat­tan. Flautist Michael […]

Once again, my fre­quent col­lab­o­ra­tor, Emily Thomp­son, asked me to lec­ture to her class of young­sters at the school where she teaches: Cen­tral School in East Hanover, NJ. I went […]

Lecture at Central School in NJ (Feb. 22, 2013)

Once again, my fre­quent col­lab­o­ra­tor, Emily Thomp­son, asked me to lec­ture to her class of young­sters at the school where she teaches: Cen­tral School in East Hanover, NJ. I went […]

The New York Com­posers Cir­cle pre­sented a con­cert at Saint Peter’s Church at the Cit­i­group Cen­ter on Feb­ru­ary 19, 2013. Among the pieces per­formed were two of my com­po­si­tions, “Amid […]

NYCC’s February 2013 concert

The New York Com­posers Cir­cle pre­sented a con­cert at Saint Peter’s Church at the Cit­i­group Cen­ter on Feb­ru­ary 19, 2013. Among the pieces per­formed were two of my com­po­si­tions, “Amid […]

A pro­gram has been pub­lished for the Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 19 New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert. The con­cert starts at 8pm and the venue is Saint Peters Church at Cit­i­group Cen­ter. […]

Sneak Peek at Tuesday night’s program

A pro­gram has been pub­lished for the Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 19 New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert. The con­cert starts at 8pm and the venue is Saint Peters Church at Cit­i­group Center. […]

On Feb­ru­ary 12, 2013, my musi­cal col­lab­o­ra­tor Emily Clare Thomp­son and I pre­miered a children’s musi­cal, Cupid’s Bow, at the school where she teaches in East Hanover, NJ. The group […]

Premiere of “Cupid’s Bow” — a children’s musical

On Feb­ru­ary 12, 2013, my musi­cal col­lab­o­ra­tor Emily Clare Thomp­son and I pre­miered a children’s musi­cal, Cupid’s Bow, at the school where she teaches in East Hanover, NJ. The group […]

Soprano Sofia Dim­itrova will per­form two Richard Rus­sell com­po­si­tions, “Amid the Blind­ing Snow” and “Cross­ing the Bar.” This will be the New York pre­miere of the two pieces, which are […]

Sofia Dimitrova to perform Richard Russell songs February 19

Soprano Sofia Dim­itrova will per­form two Richard Rus­sell com­po­si­tions, “Amid the Blind­ing Snow” and “Cross­ing the Bar.” This will be the New York pre­miere of the two pieces, which are […]

“A Night to Remem­ber” — a review of the Sep­tem­ber 20, 2011 New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert at Barge­mu­sic — was pub­lished in the online mag­a­zine Sound­Word­Sight. The review was writ­ten by […]

Review of “Adagio for String Quartet”

A Night to Remem­ber” — a review of the Sep­tem­ber 20, 2011 New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert at Barge­mu­sic — was pub­lished in the online mag­a­zine Sound­Word­Sight. The review was writ­ten by […]

“Cupid’s Bow” is a new, orig­i­nal musi­cal with book and lyrics by Emily Thomp­son and music by Richard D. Rus­sell. On Jan­u­ary 30, a spe­cial rehearsal was held by the […]

Cupid’s Bow — a special rehearsal

Cupid’s Bow” is a new, orig­i­nal musi­cal with book and lyrics by Emily Thomp­son and music by Richard D. Rus­sell. On Jan­u­ary 30, a spe­cial rehearsal was held by the […]

My “Ada­gio for String Quar­tet” was per­formed in Sep­tem­ber, 2011 at Barge­mu­sic, a pres­ti­gious per­for­mance venue in New York City. The per­form­ers were the superb young string ensem­ble, PUBLI­Quar­tet — […]

Video of PUBLIQuartet’s “Adagio” performance at Bargemusic

My “Ada­gio for String Quar­tet” was per­formed in Sep­tem­ber, 2011 at Barge­mu­sic, a pres­ti­gious per­for­mance venue in New York City. The per­form­ers were the superb young string ensem­ble, PUBLIQuartet — […]

My Ada­gio for String Quar­tet will be per­formed at Barge­mu­sic on Thurs­day, Sep. 20 at 8pm. The per­form­ers are the superb young string ensem­ble, PUBLI­Quar­tet — more infor­ma­tion about them […]

Adagio for String Quartet” at Bargemusic, Sep. 20

My Ada­gio for String Quar­tet will be per­formed at Barge­mu­sic on Thurs­day, Sep. 20 at 8pm. The per­form­ers are the superb young string ensem­ble, PUBLI­Quar­tet — more infor­ma­tion about them […]

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