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Song Pianist Anchor

Gary Matthewman is one of the UK's leading song pianists, performing worldwide.

A regular artist at Wigmore Hall, other recent and forthcoming appearances include recitals at Carnegie Hall New York, Musikverein Vienna, Rudolfinum Prague, Philharmonie Paris, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, and in Barcelona, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Lisbon, Stockholm, Verbier, Washington DC, Santa Fe, Toronto, São Paulo, Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. His UK Festival performances include the BBC Proms, Aldeburgh, Brighton, Buxton, Leeds Lieder, Oxford Lieder and Glyndebourne.

Gary’s past and future recital partners include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Josephine Barstow, Sumi Jo, Nuccia Focile, Joan Rodgers, Ailyn Perez, Golda Schultz, Kate Royal, Leah Crocetto, Louise Alder, Sarah-Jane Brandon, Siobhan Stagg, Nadine Benjamin, Christina Gansch, Joyce DiDonato, Kate Lindsey, Caitlin Hulcup, Jess Dandy, Mark Padmore, John Mark Ainsley, Alessandro Fisher, Edgaras Montvidas, Robin Tritschler, Thomas Atkins, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Simon Keenlyside, Roderick Williams, Jacques Imbrailo, Markus Werba, Andrei Bondarenko, Benjamin Appl, Huw Montague Rendall, Adam Plachetka and Matthew Rose.  


He has appeared frequently in both live and recorded broadcast for the BBC, and his recording of Schubert’s Winterreise with Matthew Rose received widespread critical acclaim, featuring as ‘Recording of the Month’ in Gramophone magazine and ‘CD of the Week’ on BBC Radio 3. A passionate advocate of new music, Gary has given premiere performances of songs by Charlotte Bray, Kenneth Hesketh, Nico Muhly, Colin Matthews OBE and Judith Weir CBE. 

Gary is professor of vocal repertoire at London's Royal College of Music, and repertoire coach for the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. 

For engagements as pianist, please contact Rachel Walters or Sophie Dand:

+44 (0) 7 747 487 993

+44 (0) 7 814 224 313

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