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Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

At Sindlesham Court, 13th June, 2015 for Summer Concert of Sacred & Secular Music
At Great Hall, University of Reading 21st November, 2015 for Mendelssohn: Elijah

Richard Pinel           Piano

Richard Pinel is the Assistant Director of Music of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, where he accompanies the famous choir in some eight services a week. Prior to his appointment in 2009, he held similar posts at Magdalen College, Oxford and Perth Cathedral, Australia and the organ scholarship of St Albans Cathedral.

Richard read for a degree in music at Magdalen College, Oxford as the organ scholar. Outside of St George's, Richard is a Junior Fellow at Birmingham Conservatoire and a visiting music teacher at Eton College.

On the international stage, Richard won the First Prize, Ad Wammes Prize and Naji Hakim Prize at the inaugural Breda International Organ Competition in 2012 and has broadcast, as both organist and pianist, on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, Classic FM and Radio France Culture.

March 2015