Richard Quesnel

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Born 30 December 1977

Biography

Richard Quesnel graduated from Cambridge University in 1998, and worked in France as a choral conductor, composer and teacher until 2017. He holds the Agrégation de musique (Ministère de l'Education nationale) and the Diplôme d'Etat in choral direction (Ministère de la Culture). He was the choral director at the Académie de Musique et d'Arts Sacrés de Sainte Anne d'Auray (Morbihan, France), from its foundation in 2000 until 2017. In 2009, he was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture. His catalogue includes three act oratorios, cantatas, mass settings and motets, as well as song cycles for choir and ensemble; he has also written music for stage productions, TV and feature-length documentaries. He is currently Director of Music at St George's College, Weybridge.

List of choral works



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Publications

'O crux ave', 'Crux fidelis' (SATB a cappella), Bergers écoutez la musique angélique (upper voices and organ) and 'Neuf vies pour un chat' (upper voices, flute, clarinet and piano) are available at Editions A Coeur Joie. 'Messe de Saint Germain', 'Sous l'abri de ta miséricorde', 'Nous te saluons Vierge Marie' and 'Dans une humble crèche' are available at Editions Cecilia (Union Sainte Cécile - Strasbourg)

External links

For more information, visit www.richardquesnelmusic.com