Alex Wilson, piano

Alex Wilson studied for an Undergraduate Degree at York University before moving to London to study with Andrew Ball at the Royal College of Music.

As a concert pianist he has recently made his Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall debuts, and has performed in venues around England, including at King's Place in London, the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall in York and at Pittville Pump Rooms in Cheltenham. In the last year he has also performed in venues in France and Russia to great acclaim. He is a former Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year finalist and has achieved success in competitive festivals in Cheltenham and Huddersfield.

Alex particularly enjoys playing contemporary music, having recently been awarded 3rd prize at the British Contemporary Piano Competition. He played in the UK premiere of ‘Les Enfants Terribles’: an opera by Philip Glass and performed as part of the London Sinfonietta Academy 2010 and 2011 under conductor Elgar Haworth. He appeared at a tribute to the music of Graham Fitkin in the 2011 Proms and performed the James Macmillan 2nd piano concerto with the RCM orchestra as a prize for winning the college concerto competition.

 

Performances with the Corinthian Chamber Orchestra