Raymond Burley is one of Britain’s most experienced guitarists. As a soloist, he has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe, North and South America and the Far East and performed and recorded with many of England’s finest orchestras including the Philharmonia, English Chamber Orchestra and BBC Symphony.
He has given premieres of works by composers that include Bernard Stevens, Reginald Smith Brindle, Gilbert Biberian, Stephen Dodgson, John Duarte, Kai Nieminen, James Patten, Colette Mourey and Marlos Nobre and performed in duo with guitarists Alice Artzt, John Mills, Gordon Giltrap, Clive Carroll, John Feeley, John Etheridge and Giorgio Mirto; other partners have included actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft, harpsichordist Gilbert Rowland, violinist Emanuel Salvador and keyboard player Rick Wakeman.
Raymond Burley has given masterclasses and directed guitar festivals in the UK, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Seattle, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, New York, Princeton, Dublin, Bonn, Athens, Bremen and Lima.
He also has numerous recordings and publications to his credit.