Richard has appeared with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic, the Netherlands Radio Symphony, the Hallé, the Macao Symphony and other leading orchestras.

In addition to the standard bass concert repertoire, Richard has performed contemporary works such as the role of the Polar Bear in Segal's The Pictures of Life and appeared as a narrator in Walton's Façade and Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.