The Welsh pianist, Llyr Williams, brings a profound musical intelligence to his work as soloist, accompanist and chamber musician. He has performed with orchestras around the world, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales (with whom he successfully toured the USA), London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru and the Minnesota Orchestra. He also appears regularly at the BBC Proms in London and has given many remarkable performances at the Edinburgh Festival.
2009 highlights included a very successful debut in Salzburg, performing Schumann’s piano concerto with the Mozarteum Orchestra and Ivor Bolton, several concerts at the Schubertiade in Perth Concert Hall, a return to Welsh National Orchestra to play Mozart with Carlo Rizzi, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the London Philharmonic and Jukka-Pekka Saraste as well as three concerts at the Aschau Festival with violinist Alexander Janiczek. Williams ended 2009 /10 season with an appearance at the Edinburgh Festival.
During 2010 he performs a Beethoven sonata cycle around the UK and gives recitals at the Wigmore Hall and at Handelbeurs Concertzaal in Ghent.