Raymond Brien

Raymond Brien – Clarinettist and Composer 

Raymond is a Britten-Pears Young Artist 2022-2023 and award winning soloist, featured on disks by Tocca Classics, Another Timbre and Polytempo Records. Recent BBC Radio 3 broadcasts include the BBC Total Immersion series and BCMG’s Sir Harrison Birtwistle feature broadcast. Raymond regularly plays with ensembles such as Apartment House and Riot Ensemble and they are artistic director of the Thinking Minds Project collective, specialising in interdisciplinary new-music projects featuring live music and visual art. Raymond was a Gillian-Freddie Martin Scholar during their studies at Guildhall School of Music and Drama between 2016 and 2020 and aims to continually promote new works for the clarinet which push boundaries and the clarinet’s virtuosic abilities.

I’m very excited to  share with you a new album of music for solo clarinet and ensemble by Marc Yeats which I recorded over the past year and is now out, available for listening on the link below: 

solo and ensemble music volume 2 by Marc Yeats