Richard Rimbert followed the teaching of Yves Didier (Bordeaux), then Guy Deplus (Conservatoire de Paris), without forgetting his father's teaching and that of his first teacher Mr Jean Saint-Jours. He is a laureate of the First Prize of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris and the ARD International Grand Prix in Munich (3rd Prize).
He made his debut with the famous Orchestre d'harmonie de la Garde Républicaine de Paris, then was invited by Alain Lombard to join the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. He participates in the soloist formations of the Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine, mainly with the Wind Quintet.
He is principal clarinet professor at the Conservatoire National de Région de Bordeaux, and at the Pôle d'enseignement supérieur de Bordeaux-Aquitaine. He is President of the Association Aquitaine des Clarinettistes (AAC).
He performs in concert with soprano Margaret Price, the Prazák Quartet, violist Yuri Bashmet, Michel Portal... and with various orchestras in France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Portugal, England, among others.
In London, he created Joan Albert Amargos' Atlantic Trio with Stéphane Rougier (violin) and Hervé N'Kaoua (piano), and is also a fervent advocate of the work of Christian Lauba (Artistic Director of the ONBA from 2004 to 2006), whose Rituals for solo clarinet he created (Paris, Geneva, London, Munich, Porto, Casablanca, Buenos-Aires and Tokyo).
Clarinet soloist of the ONBA for the Festival C(h)œur d'Orchestres, Richard Rimbert received the Special Prize for Musical Teaching 2016, awarded by the Chambre Syndicale des Éditeurs de Musique de France (CEMF).
My musicality is sensitive, hypersensitive…