Andrew Matthews-Owen (Piano)
Artist's website: https://andrewmatthews-owen.com
Andrew Matthews-Owen is a Welsh pianist and accompanist. He was born at Neath, Wales, and now lives in London, England.
He enjoys a busy career partnering some of the UK's leading singers, on the concert platform, on record and as a performance and vocal coach. Concert engagements have taken him to major venues around the UK and abroad, most notably the Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre (Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room), Kings Place, Warehouse, Birmingham Symphony Hall, St David's Hall, National Portrait Gallery and on the Cutting Edge Tour, with artists including Patricia Bardon, Susan Bickley, Claire Booth, Susan Bullock, Anne-Sophie Duprels, Rebecca Evans, Helen Field, John MacMaster Gail Pearson, Natalya Romaniw, Nicky Spence, Elin Manahan Thomas, Katie Van Kooten, Sir Willard White, French horn player Richard Watkins percussionist Joby Burgess and the Brodowski and Allegri string quartets.
He has also appeared in words and music revues, with actors and personalities including Alexander Armstrong, Katie Derham and in numerous performances of A Celebration of Jane Austen with actors Robert Powell, Elizabeth Garvie and flautist Clive Conway.
Further Reading: Andrew Matthews-Owen
The pianist talks to Katherine about a new anthology of Welsh song, featuring music by composers including Morfydd Owen, Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, Grace Williams and Huw Watkins.
David talks to pianist Andrew Matthews-Owen about three new discs of British song, including works by Alun Hoddinott, Charlotte Bray and Jonathan Dove.