Richard’s Piano work, The Jester’s Waltz, received Honorable Mention (only American awarded!) in the most recent Opus Dissonus Competition. World-renowned pianist, Artur Cimirro, will be recording the work and performing it on recital programs in order to disseminate the piece internationally!
Here are the words from the pianist: “First, let me congratulate you for your award, I’m Artur Cimirro, composer and pianist … I’ll be working in your funny Jester’s Waltz … We are building a kind of database of quality contemporary piano music – and you are part of it now – this is one historic moment we are building, we hope you will build it with us. I hope my words touch the deep or your heart and art, I’ll be very happy to promote and spread your work over the world …”