Richard King

After 15 years with Sony Music Studios in New York, and a successful Independent business (RK Recording LLC), Multi-Grammy winning recording engineer Richard King has accepted a position at McGill University, in the Sound Recording Area of the Music Research Department, Schulich School of Music. His work with Sony Masterworks continues on a freelance basis, as well as projects with Decca, EMI, Nonesuch, various film companies, as well as independent labels and clients.  Richard is also a frequent AES panelist, and he workshops with various University level recording programs on …

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  • The Good Shepherd  (Universal)
    Robert DeNiro, Director, Bruce Fowler & Marcelo Zarvos,  Composers.
  • Infamous  (Warner Independant)
    Douglas McGrath, Director,  Rachel Portman, Composer.
  • End of the Spear  (Jungle Films/Fox)
    Jim Hanon, Director, Ronald Owen, Composer.
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Sony Pictures Classics)
    Ang Lee, director, Tan Dun, composer, Yo-Yo Ma, solo cello.  Oscar and Grammy winning score.
  • Hero (Miramax)
    Zhang Yi Mou, Director, Tan Dun, Composer, Itzhak Perlman, violin solo, Kodo Japanese Drummers.
  • Warriors of Heaven And Earth (Sony Pictures)
    He Ping, Director, AR Rahman, Composer.
  • Everything is Illuminated 2005 (Warner Independent Pictures)
    Liev Schreiber, Director, Paul Cantelon, Composer.  Recorded and mixed several cues.
  • Analyze That (Warner Brothers)
    Harold Ramis, Director, David Holmes, Composer. Recorded and mixed the orchestral cues for the film.
  • Obrigado Brazil featuring Yo-Yo Ma.
    Recorded and mixed the double-Grammy winning album, which won Best Engineered Classical Album and Best Classical Crossover Album.
  • Bernstein: West Side Story Suite featuring Joshua Bell, Violin, and David Zinman, Conductor.
    Won Grammy for Best Engineered Classical Album.
  • Fantasies and Delusions – Music for Solo Piano, Opus 1-9
    Billy Joel, composer.
  • Appalachian Journey featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Mark O’Connor, Edgar Meyer, James Taylor and Alison Krauss.
    Won Grammy for  Best Classical Crossover Album

Other Artists & Orchestras:

  • Wynton Marsalis
  • James Levine/Berlin Philharmonic
  • Chick Corea
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen/Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Placido Domingo
  • Riccardo Muti/La Scala Philharmonic
  • Elliot Goldenthal
  • John Corigliano
  • Renée Fleming
  • Gustavo Santaolalla

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