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Active as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, Richard Haynes performs music from the 18th to 21st centuries all over the world in a multitude of contexts: concert/recital, installation, opera, musical, theatre and cross-art forms. He performs most regularly in Switzerland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand with Ensemble Proton Bern, Manufaktur für aktuelle Musik, Elision Ensemble, Praesenz and Stroma.


He is a regular guest with Ensemble musikFabrik, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Resonanz and Ensemble Phoenix Basel. He has performed at almost all major European festivals for classical and contemporary music and has enjoyed performing residencies at the Canterbury, Griffith, Harvard, Huddersfield, Melbourne, Stanford, Sydney Universities as well as CALarts and the New Zealand School of Music.