Florian R. Richter: musician, sound designer, composer.
Instrumentalist on the classical 6 and 10 string and midi guitar, Florian Richter is a recording and performing artist for the last 45 years. Florian , born in Germany in 1955, began his early musical career as a percussionist and jazz drummer, then moved to Münster (D) to study classical guitar. In Amsterdam (NL) he continued his musical studies completing with jazz drums and contemporary compositions.
Florian has shaped his language for classical and 10 string guitars. He describes his approach to the guitar as a sound designer: “My heart wants to give access to all these tonal atmospheres”. As a composer he continue to combine baroque counterpoint, rhythms and melodies inspired by contemporary music as well by jazz and a personal approach to harmony and development.
He captures the nuance, the magic that a classical guitar can emote.
Florian Richter has lent his skills as a player and composer to various musical settings – productions for music, dance and theatre in the Netherlands and Germany.