Leon McCawley - 24 March 2019
"An exemplary piano soloist with commanding technical authority and a shining, enriched tone."
Sonata no.1 in C, K.279
Sonata no.32 in C minor, Op.111
Abegg Variations, Op.1
Three Sketches, Op.7
Leon McCawley, one of Britain’s foremost pianists, has forged a highly successful career since winning 1st Prize in the International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and 2nd Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition (both in 1993), and building on his earlier success as winner of the Piano Section of BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1990. Since then, his concerto and recital performances - at many prestigious concert venues including the London Piano Series at Wigmore Hall (where he will return in 2019) and the International Piano Series at London’s Southbank Centre, BBC Proms Chamber Series, BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Series at Wigmore Hall and Aldeburgh, Brighton, Cheltenham and Edinburgh festivals.
Leon McCawley's website can be found at http://www.leonmccawley.com/