Richard Brasier

Richard Brasier enjoys a busy and far-reaching international career as a soloist, teacher, chamber musician, accompanist, animateur, editor and recording artist. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied with David Titterington and Nicolas Kynaston. Aided by the Nicholas Danby Scholarship, he continued his studies with Johannes Geffert at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Köln.

As a concert organist, Richard has performed widely across the UK and Europe in recital series and major international festivals on historic and modern instruments. He has a wide-ranging repertoire covering all periods from the Middle Ages to Contemporary. Recent projects have included performances of the complete organ music of J.S and C.P.E. Bach, and Robert Schumann’s works for Pedalflügel on a pedal piano from the late 19th century.

Since 2014, Richard has been active as a teacher for the Royal College of Organists. Richard leads masterclasses and study trips for students at home and abroad, and regularly teaches on residential courses for organists of all ages and abilities. Elsewhere he has been invited to sit as a competition jury member, and external examiner.

Richard has produced and published articles and videos on matters relating to the organ on various platforms, and has edited several editions of organ repertoire. Since 2020, he has been organist for the German-speaking communities of St. Marien mit St. Georg in London, where he plays and maintains the historic 1886/1937 instrument by E.F. Walcker.