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Ashley Riches - Bass-baritone

Mr. Riches will perform on the 26th of March 2020. For information about this concert see Ian Bostridge.

He will sing in Beethoven's Gloria from Mass in C at the Royal Festival Hall on 15-Mar-2020 at 14:00 and will perform in Purcell's King Arthur at St. John's Smith Square on the 30th of October 2019.

He performed at the Royal Albert Hall on the 2nd of September 2019. For information about this concert see Matthew Rose.

Royal Festival Hall, 28-May-2019 / 19:30

Verdi: Requiem

St John's Smith Square, 19-Apr-2019 / 14:30

Bach: St John Passion

Mr. Riches gave a recital including songs by Parry, Gurney, Butterworth, Moeran and others with pianist Joseph Middleton on the 25th of February 2019 at the Purcell Room.

Royal Festival Hall, 10-Feb-2019 / 19:30

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

Wigmore Hall, 20-Nov-2018 / 19:30

Mr. Riches performed:

Mr. Riches performed in Walton's Belshazzar's Feast with The Philharmonia Orchestra and Barts Choir at the Royal Festival Hall on the 17th of May 2018.

St John's Smith Square, 30-Mar-2018 / 14:30

Bach: St John Passion

Mr. Riches performed:

Barbican Hall, 3-Oct-2017 / 19:00

Purcell: King Arthur

He made his BBC Proms debut at the concert for which the details are below.

Royal Albert Hall, 8-Aug-2017 / 19:30

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust (sung in French)

For still unknown reasons, but definitely not for the ability to sing the part, Ashley Riches' name was withdrawn from Handel's Israel in Egypt at the Royal Albert Hall on the 1st of August 2017. For information about this concerts see Rowan Pierce.

In June 2017 Mr. Riches performed the role of Don Giovanni at Opera Holland Park to great critical acclaim.

Wigmore Hall, 17-Jan-2017 / 19:30

  • Mozart:
    • Symphony No. 6 in F major K43
    • Grabmusik K42
    • Apollo et Hyacinthus K38; Natus cadit atque Deus
  • Florian Leopold Gassmann: Amore e Psiche; Bella in un vago viso
  • Gluck: Alceste; No, crudel, non posso vivere
  • Bach: Carattaco; Sopra quell capo indegno
  • Carl Friedrich Abel: Sifari; Frena le belle lagrime
  • Haydn: Stabat Mater HXXbis
    • No. 6 Vidit suum
    • No. 11 Flammis orci
  • Thomas Arne: Symphony No. 1 in C major
  • Classical Opera
  • Ian Page - Conductor
  • Gemma Summerfield - Soprano
  • Stuart Jackson - Tenor
  • Ashley Riches

Milton Court, 21-May-2016 / 19:30

Handel: Acis and Galatea

St John’s Smith Square, 20-Nov-2015 / 19:30

Rameau: Castor et Pollux

Barbican Hall, 6-Dec-2014 / 19:30