In a distinguished musical career spanning almost five decades, Richard Lester’s musical prowess has come full circle. A fellow of the London College of Music, he gave organ recitals at many famous venues early on in his career. Lester was recently awarded a prominent position in the Penguin Guide to the 1000 Finest Classical Recordings following a long association with Nimbus Records. He also received the ‘outstanding’ accolade in International Record Review in September 2011.
"... As a dramatic demonstration of how this genre evolved in the space of just 25 years, this recording is of significance, and with Lester’s deep knowledge and understanding of he playing techniques of the period, it offers up a valuable historic document..."
Marc Rochester - International Record Review - February 2014