|Neyveli Radhakrishna double-neck-violin-player : Chennai, India
A true son of the soil, he bathes the world with his inimitable style. Nestled amidst the verdant canopy of cashew, casuarina, jack and mango groves, he has thrown up quite a lot of engineers, medicos and musicians, apart from lignite.
|Sonja Radojkovich pianist : Belgrade, Yugoslavia
"....is a pianist who unites the most beautiful qualites: a volcano temperament and a tender Slav soul." Born in Belgrade, she completed her piano studies at the Faculty of Music Arts.
|Pavlina Radoslavova pianist : (Bulgarian), UK
....made numerous recordings with Bulgarian National Radio (BNR), and the Balkanton recording company between 1988 and 2001.
|Rafael flamenco-guitarist : UK
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The Rahjans Orchestra euro/indian-cross-culture-orchestra : Belgium
....is a unique project because of the merging of two different cultural music identities within one orchestra. Its underlying technics enabling each musician to operate and interact from within his own cultural background and tradition.
Chithra Ramakrishnan south-indian-classical-singer : Staffordshire, UK
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T.V. Ramprasadh carnatic-vocalist/south-indian-classical-singer : Chennai, India
....is one of the prominent Carnatic classical vocalists of India today. Gifted with a mellow, bass voice capable of a panoramic range, TVR has trained it with infinite patience, and shaped it into a voice that weaves a magical spell of beauty.
Emma Ramsdale harpist : London, UK
....has many years experience of providing harp music for a full range of corporate and private functions. She has played for Royal receptions, private and business dinners, weddings and cocktail parties.
|Edward Randall tenor : (American) residing in Chemnitz, Germany
"....sang like one expects a tenor in a German Romantic Opera : not held back in the lyrical passages only to be over taxed in the dramatic scenes, not with italianate exaggeration or sobbing tenor mannerisms.... "
|Carmel Raz composer/violinist/improviser : Chicago, USA
An experimental musician she has been attracting international recognition for the unusual depth and breadth of her musical activity.
|Martin J. Read pianist : London, UK
"....is an internationally known pianist, who has performed in some of the world's major concert halls and been engaged by Royalty, US Presidents, British Prime Ministers, European Statesmen and countless top international celebrities....."
|Recitalbox string-instrument-accessory/aid : Freilassing, Germany
....is a reverb-device for violin, viola & cello which creates an unbelievable great acoustic reverb and can be set up within seconds without causing damages to your Instrument. Its invisible from the front and weighs 100Gr.
Ton Reijnaerdts organist : Maastricht, Nederland
"This well-known Limburg organist, makes these organs sound admirably"..."He shows himself to be a warm advocate of early music."
Renesans Philhamonic Orchestra : Kiev, Ukraine
....aims to unite the most talented classical music performers, conductors and composers to create different musical projects. Most of the musicians are graduates from the National Music Academy and winners of festivals and competitions.
Rhyl Music Club : Rhyl, UK
Founded in 1947 the Club has enjoyed more than half a century of success. The Club began life in a restaurant but then moved to the Town Hall where it has remained.
Rijsemus Vioolbouw string-instrument-shop/maker : Maastricht, Nederland
....groeide op in een omgeving waar ambacht en muziek zich verstrengelden: zijn vader was kunstsmid en zijn moeder speelde viool.
|Andrew Riley Violins string-instrument-shop : Egham, Surrey, UK
"I trained at the Newark School of Violin Making from 1974 to 1977. After graduating I spent the following 5 years working as a repairer and restorer at Edward Withers Ltd."
|Adalberto Riva pianist : Cuveglio, Italy
Winner of several national and international prizes, the pianist from Milan, Adalberto Maria Riva, received in 2008 a special mention at the International Competition of Music IBLA Grand Prize.
|Sally Rivers pop/rock/soul/session-singer : Staffordshire, UK
....was christened on a theatre stage and was singing and playing guitar in hotels at the age of 7. By the time she had reached 15, she already had four seasons of professional theatre under her belt.
|Lesley-Jane Rogers soprano : London, UK
Heralded as one of the most versatile soloists of today, she is renowned for her captivating and evocative performances. An established concert soloist, she specialises in oratorio, "vocal concertos", solo cantatas, recitals and contemporary music.
Rony Rogoff violinist : (Israeli) residing in Munich, Germany
"Rony Rogoff is the only violinist who uses the proper proportion for any given style and the best Mozart player in existence. He is one of the few who understand the meaning behind the notes and is capable of bringing it through."
Erik Rönmark saxophonist : (Swedish) residing in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Rossica Choir : St. Petersburg, Russia
....was formed in 1978. During the first years of its activity the choir worked in partnership with the St.Petersburg State TV channel which resulted in a series of 20 short films named "Musical novellas".
Royal Academy of Music : London, UK
....is an institution of world renown, training nearly 700 students from over 50 countries in over 20 musical disciplines.
|Royal College of Music : London, UK
Founded in 1882, the RCM enjoys a reputation as one of the world's leading conservatoires, providing specialised musical education and professional training at the highest international level for performers, conductors and composers.
|Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra : UK
As well as the orchestra, the Liverpool Philharmonic includes a choir, contemporary music group Ensemble 10:10, chamber music, youth orchestra and youth choirs, and an extensive education programme.
|Royal Northern College of Music : Manchester, UK
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|Royal Philharmonic Orchestra : London, UK
Since its formation in 1946, the Orchestra has been directed by some of the world’s finest conductors, most notably Rudolf Kempe, Antal Doráti, André Previn, Vladimir Ashkenazy and more recently Daniele Gatti.
Andrey Rubsov oboist/composer : Moscow, Russia
....was born in Moscow in 1982. In 2005, he graduated from the Moscow Conservatoire as an oboist and in 2008 as a conductor. In the same year, he started studying Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Nikolai Ryskov accordionist : Russian (resides in UK)
He performed as a soloist and in ensembles at the International Classical Accordion Festivals “Bayan and Bayanisti” in Moscow during 1990-1993 and in 1994 in solos and ensemble recitals at festivals and other venues in Swtzerland.