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Llyr Williams at Wigmore Hall – Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle (6) – The Opus 10 Sonatas and Diabelli Variations
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03.04.16
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Llyr Williams Brings a Sense Of Poetry to Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto
Seen and Heard International
11.03.15
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Critical Acclaim for Llyr Williams' Beethoven at Wigmore Hall
10.20.15
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Magnificent Performances of Beethoven Sonatas from Llyr Williams
Seen and Heard International
10.09.15
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A glimpse of the divine for the awe-inspiring musicianship of Llyr Williams
Western Mail
09.28.15
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Michael Tumelty Music Review: Llyr Williams at City Hall, Glasgow
The Herald Scotland
09.28.15
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Llyr Williams & Elias Quartet, City Halls, Glasgow
The Scotsman
09.27.15
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The Young Beethoven, City Hall, Glasgow
The Herald Scotland
06.22.15
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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015
Classical Music Magazine
05.29.15
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Llyr Williams review – Beethoven from a pianist of probing intellect
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
11.10.14
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SCO & Llyr Williams do Beethoven
The Herald Scotland
11.07.14
Sergei Babayan, Llyr Williams
OPUS 3 PROUDLY WELCOMES THREE DISTINGUISHED PIANISTS
10.12.14
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Llyr Williams Set Beethoven Cycle in Motion with Astonishing Musicianship
Seen and Heard International
10.03.14
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Llyr Williams at Wigmore Hall
Classical Source
06.14.14
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Franz reunited at East Neuk Festival's Schubertiad
Herald Scotland
04.29.14
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Welsh pianist Llyr Williams earns standing ovation from Gilmore crowd in Kalamazoo (review)
Kalamazoo Gazette

Welsh pianist Llyr Williams is widely admired for his profound musical intelligence, and for the expressive and communicative nature of his interpretations.  A regular performer in the Wigmore Hall’s main piano series, in 2014 Williams embarked on a complete Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle spread over three years, both at the Wigmore Hall and Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff. The series will be recorded for release exclusively on digital platforms, starting in spring 2015.

2015/16 Season highlights include recitals at The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and the Ravinia Festival, as well as a second consecutive season as Artist in Residence at Glasgow City Halls, for which Williams will continue exploring Beethoven piano sonatas and string quartets alongside the Elias Quartet in a series of concerts and talks.

His latest release Wagner Without Words (Signum, August 2014), which received critical acclaim reflects Williams’ intimate relationship with operatic music. Along with the Liszt and Glenn Gould transcriptions and lesser- known original piano music by Wagner, Williams’ own arrangements of Parsifal were highly praised in the press ... read full bio