The power of live orchestral music changing lives in Suffolk
Richard Milone regularly performs in a variety of venues throughout the world ranging from solo concertos, recitals and chamber music to countless opera, chamber and symphony orchestra concerts. Richard studied at both Yehudi Menuhin and Chethams schools of music followed by graduate studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
During this period he started his professional career, freelancing with the Manchester Camerata and the Goldberg Ensemble. At the age of twenty-two, he was appointed as principal second violin in Opera North, Leeds. A year later he was appointed to the same position in the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. From his position in that orchestra Richard got to work with such artists as Georg Solti, Bernard Haitink, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti and Darcey Bussell.
Richard’s association with the Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra began in April 2012, when he came to Suffolk to lead a quartet of string players for the SPO’s first Education and Community Project.
Oh, and just in case you were wondering: Richard is indeed the younger brother of Julian Milone!