Biography excerpt in the main page’s ABOUT section
“One of today’s most impeccably musical pianists.” International Piano, January/February 2021
“A musician of great finesse.“ Diapason, February 2019
British pianist Leon McCawley has forged a highly successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition the same year. Since then, his concert performances and extensive discography have established him as a pianist of great integrity and variety, bringing freshness and vitality to Classical, Romantic and 20th century repertoire. McCawley’s recent CD of Haydn Sonatas Volume III for SOMM Recordings is no exception: “He’s a thoughtful, keenly intelligent artist in peak form, who brings a wealth of pianistic resources to this incomparable music.” (Gramophone, January 2021).