Max Richter

Max Richter is one of the most influential figures in contemporary music. Known for his groundbreaking work as a composer, pianist, recording artist and collaborator, he is the subject of the new documentary Max Richter’s Sleep, which is now streaming exclusively on Mubi. He is best known for his genre-defining solo albums including The Blue Notebooks, Memoryhouse and the eight-hour epic Sleep. His 2012 record Recomposed By Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons topped the classical charts in 22 countries. Richter has written widely for ballet, opera, and film. His most recent projects include scoring Hollywood film soundtracks, including Ad Astra starring Brad Pitt and director Josie Rourke’s historical drama Mary Queen of Scots, and music for Tom Hardy’s TV series Taboo, which earned him an Emmy nomination. Learn more at (Photo by Rahi Rezvani.)


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Max Richter Talks with Perfume Genius on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 12, 2021

Max Richter Talks with Perfume Genius on the Talkhouse Podcast

Two very different musicians find creative common ground.

Three Great Things: Max Richter

By Max Richter | April 5, 2021

Three Great Things: Max Richter

The eminent contemporary composer, currently the subject of the Mubi documentary Max Richter's Sleep, shares three things that he loves.