Llŷr Williams

Llŷr Williams

Last updated: 03 March 2011

Official accompanist

Llŷr Williams has performed with orchestras including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru and Minnesota Orchestra.

He also appears at the BBC Proms in London and at the Edinburgh Festival. The 2009/10 season included his Salzburg debut, with the Mozarteum Orchestra and Ivor Bolton, an appearance with the LPO and Jukka-Pekka Saraste and performances at the Schubertiade in Perth and with I Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan.

Throughout 2010 Llŷr performed a Beethoven sonata cycle around the UK and gave recitals in the Wigmore Hall and in Ghent. His collaboration with violinist Alexander Janiczek continued with a Beethoven series in Perth and the Aschau Festival. September 2010 saw the release of his latest CD featuring music by Mussorgsky, Debussy and Liszt. Llŷr is the subject of two films produced for S4C: one won a Welsh BAFTA for Best Music Programme, the second featured his debut at Carnegie Hall.

Llŷr Williams studied at The Queen's College, Oxford and the Royal Academy of Music. From 2000-02 he was a Shinn Fellow at the Academy, coaching singers and studying conducting. Llŷr has been one of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World's official accompanists since 2003.

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