"What a wonderful pianist, who combines complete understanding of the style of music he is playing
with a rare subtlety and brilliance of execution"
- Sir Roger Norrington
Simon Callaghan's intelligent and compelling performances both on the concert platform and in the recording studio have earned him a reputation as an exciting and versatile artist of the new generation. Performance highlights include Rachmaninov's Paganini Rhapsody at Birmingham's Symphony Hall, Liszt's First Concerto with the RLPO, a duo recital at Wigmore Hall, chamber music tours of Japan and South Korea and a gala concert with ENO principals. Recent performances have included collaborations with the Coull, Maggini and Sacconi Quartets and the actors, Timothy West and Prunella Scales, a residency at the Banff Centre (Canada), masterclasses and concerts in Malaysia, a two-disc recording of Brahms with ‘cellist James Barralet and a complete Beethoven Piano Trio cycle.