Biography

Jill Richards is a South African pianist based in Joahnnesburg. Versatile and dynamic, her musical interests range from the Romantic era, contemporary classical music to free improvisation.

Her work includes collaborations with artists from various disciplines. These include Kevin Volans, William Kentridge, Francisco Lopez, Fran├žois Sarhan, Marcus Neustetter and Dorothee Kreuzfeldt.

Jill has a musical partnership with composer-drummer Christophe Fellay, and is part of the Johannesburg-based collective Playgroup.

She has released six CDs, including three of the music of Kevin Volans, who has dedicated a number of works to her.

Jill has performed and been broadcast in the UK, Europe, North America and Australia.

Jill Richards is a Steinway Artist.