“A treat for both the eyes and the ears…not to be missed” – The Musician Magazine
“Those who believe that dance music and string quartets should not mix may be horrified. Personally, I loved it” – Anglia Squared
“Complex, evocative soundscapes” – Artdesk
Richard Norris writes and performs in many guises, including folk duo, Split Arrow, electronic collaboration, Opposites React, and in the capacity of writer/ producer with various solo artists.
He studied at Goldsmiths and Royal Holloway, ultimately producing an ambitious classical/electronic fusion album with his Opposites React project. This spurred a live performance that has developed into a regular fusion night.
Richard won the Royal Television Society’s Best Promotional Video award 2016 and his score for Part and Parcel was nominated for the Best Original Score at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema 2106. Richard composed the music for the short film, Cross, which is currently showing at international film festivals including Talahasee, Bilbao, Southampton and Mamaris.
Richard is the co-founder of Unorthodox Audio, a new sample library company producing libraries with unconventional and new approaches.