Edward Liddall is a young British pianist, active as a solo pianist, chamber musician and song accompanist. He has performed at venues across the UK and Europe both as a solo pianist, and as a chamber musician, including at The Barbican, The Wigmore Hall, St Martin in the Fields.
Recent highlights include a playing and acting role in Iain Burnside’s play Why Does The Queen Die? at the Oxford Lieder Festival and in London, a performance of Schubert’s Winterreise as part of Graham Johnson’s Song Guild, , touring with Où donc est tombée ma jeunesse? in France, several Radio 3 broadcasts, and winning The Accompaniment Prize at the 2015 Maureen Lehane vocal Awards at The Wigmore Hall. He has a keen interest in new music, and has recorded several works from the ABRSM volume, Spectrum for Piano Duet, with Thalia Myers.
Edward has had the opportunity to take part in masterclasses with artists such as Susan Tomes, Ferenc Rados, Ralf Gothoni and Emanuel Krasovsky, and earlier this year attended IMS Prussia Cove, where, together with 'cellist Leander Kippenberg, he took lessons with Thomas Ades.
Forthcoming plans include a recital at St John's Smith Square as a Park Lane Group Young Artist, with saxophonist, Alastair Penman; and performances in Germany, Holland, Slovakia and France.
He has recently completed a Junior Fellowship at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama under the tutelage of Caroline Palmer, having previously completed a Masters degree (with distinction) there. Prior to this, he studied with Thalia Myers both at the Royal College of Music, Junior Department, and as an undergraduate at King’s College, Cambridge. He is grateful to The Worshipful Company of Tobacco Pipe Makers and The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers for supporting his studies at Guildhall; and to The Solti Foundation for providing a bursary to attend IMS Prussia Cove.