Sopia Hurst Art website

Seed artist Sophia Hurst has had a recent prestigious exhibition in Beijing, China at the Oriental Light Art Space and her work can be seen at http://www.dfzgart.com/en/opuslist_cn.aspx Her beautiful work is a true East meets West fusion with Sophia having lived and studied in both China and the UK. She and Richard are working on […]

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Myriads talk

Richard is giving a talk about his choral work Myriads which is a setting of 9 Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah which also weaves Persian and Arabic chant, harp, prepared piano with the choral settings in English. 7.00pm, Sunday 19th February 75 Froxhill Crescent, Brixworth, Northants. contact mina@northantsbahai.org

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Guaymi Dawn Song

Richard has just written a setting of a Guaymi (Native American) text for a Northants Music & Performing Arts commission which features 2 members of Orchestra Viva. A film by Lou Armitt is also being made. 28/02/12 Let my life be like the rainbow, whose colors teach us unity; Let me follow always the great […]

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Seed concerts

Sunday 14th August – Gaunts House, Summer Gathering, Devon. TBC Monday 15th August – Baha’i Summer School – Wellington College – 7.30pm Rachel Major, Lou Armitt, Mina Beint, Richard Leigh & Euan Ritchie

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Seed Concerts

Saturday 4th June Brighton Baha’i centre 7.30pm Sunday 5th June Angmering 2.30pm. Contact Margaret Appa margaretappa@gmail.com Emma Lewendon (voice) Rachel major (Voice) Mina Beint (Persian/Arabic Chant) Richard Leigh (voice/piano/violin/guitar) Andrew Knight (guitar/piano)

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Seed House Concerts

house performances of Seed Friday 18th Feb @ Richards house in Wellingborough 8pm & Saturday 19th Feb, Wellingborough 8pm with singer Fleur Missaghian email: richardtleigh@gmail.com

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Seed – artist Sophia Hurst

Seed was created in collaboration with artist Sophia Hurst. The UK born Sophia now lives in China & the two cultures inform her work, having studied Chinese brush techniques in China and printmaking BA Hons at Glasgow School of Art. Contact Sophia at weisoph@yahoo.co.uk Richard and Sophia are presently collaborating on the multi-faith Rivers for 2012

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Seed – Review of new CD

“Many of the tracks on Richard’s new CD, Seed, echo folk riffs, while some have a more classical feel, but without using classical formalities. ‘My Healing’ and ‘The Remover of Difficulties’ both magically weave Iranian chanting into the predominantly Western mode of the music. Overall, a reflective spirituality radiates from these settings of Baha’i sacred […]

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Seed concerts / Rivers

Having finally put the recording of Seed to bed, I am now looking forward to performing it this year at small venues, such as house concerts and churches. If you’d like to host a concert, please let me know. The performances will use 3-4 musicians and would last approximately an hour. Two performances of Seed are planned in the […]

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