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Peter Richards, COE Horn Player

Peter Richards

“Having first played with COE in 1982 I was privileged to experience most of the Abbado era with COE. He truly got us ‘on the map’ at the start. From so many wonderful concerts my most abiding memories were playing those miniature Mahler songs on the US tour in ’85 and especially, many years later in the Musikverein. As 4th Horn I had so few notes to play and yet the whole experience was an intensity of bliss – or some other ‘beyond words’ description!”