Warren Mailley-Smith, piano

Warren Mailley-Smith is one of the UK's outstanding young pianists. His critically acclaimed solo Wigmore Hall debut took place in March 2004 before a capacity audience and he made his first appearance at the South Bank Centre, in the Purcell Room, in November 2004 as part of the young artist series, Fresh. He was also awarded a platform in the prestigious Park Lane Group 2005 series and has recently been selected as a Making Music Concert Promoters' Network Artist 2006/7.

Following success as a major postgraduate prize-winner at Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal College of Music, Warren continued his studies privately with Ronald Smith and currently studies with Peter Feuchtwanger.

Debut recitals at Birmingham Symphony Hall and St John's, Smith Square were also enthusiastically received. He has been invited to perform for the Royal Family on more than thirty occasions.

A reputation as one of the country's leading younger solo pianists continues to grow with more than fifty solo recitals scheduled during the 2004-05 season at festivals, music societies, universities and many of the country's leading concert venues. In the same period he will also perform a number of concerti with London Concertante, Kensington Symphony Orchestra, London Strings, London Kensington Sinfonia, and the London Charity Orchestra.

Until recently, Warren has also been a musician on the Live Music Now! scheme and has performed in the USA, Russia, Australia, numerous European countries. He was invited to represent the UK at the Beijing International Piano Festival.

In November 2004 Warren performed during a featured interview on BBC Radio 3's In Tune programme, and in January 2005 Warren made his Queen Elizabeth Hall concerto debut.



Performances with the Corinthian Chamber Orchestra