Welsh pianist Siwan Rhys enjoys a varied career of solo, chamber, and ensemble playing, with a strong focus on contemporary music and collaboration with composers.
She has played at prestigious British venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Hall, St David's Hall, Symphony Hall, and abroad at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Tokyo Opera City, Philharmonie de Paris, Shanghai Symphony Hall, Esplanade Singapore and others. She has also appeared at the BBC Proms, Aldeburgh Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Cheltenham Festival, London Contemporary Music Festival, and has recorded many times for television, radio, and for labels such as NMC, all that dust, Another Timbre, Classical Remix, and Prima Facie.
Recent releases include a critically-acclaimed recording of Stockhausen's KONTAKTE and of Oliver Leith's good day good day bad day bad day with GBSR Duo, a re-voicing by Mira Calix of a selection of John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes, solo piano music by Ryoko Akama, a Barbara Monk Feldman portrait disc, and Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians with Colin Currie Group.
Siwan is a member of piano-percussion duo GBSR Duo with which she is an hcmf//fielding talent artist. She is also a member of new music group Explore Ensemble, and works regularly with mezzo-soprano Lucy Goddard.
Also a regular ensemble and orchestral pianist, Siwan has worked with the London Sinfonietta, Colin Currie Group, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Riot Ensemble, Clod Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and BBC National Orchestra of Wales.