Llŷr Williams begins the final year of
his three year cycle of Beethoven’s thirty-two piano sonatas at the
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
During his first two sold-out seasons,
his recitals quickly emerged as one of the key events in Cardiff’s
Since his ground-breaking Edinburgh Festival
debut in 2003, Welsh-born Llŷr Williams has become recognised as
one of the world’s leading international pianists. He now completes
his three-year cycle with performances that promise to be as
definitive as those in his critically acclaimed first two seasons.
The cycle given in Cardiff is one of three being given in London
“Llŷr Williams is a natural Beethovenian ... [He]
has that precious
ability to shed new light on the most familiar music, and a
nonchalant technical mastery and singing tone that transform the
simplest of melodies into something exceptional.” The