Welsh pianist Siwan Rhys focuses on interpreting and creating new music, working closely with composers, improvisers, and other artists. She plays regularly as a soloist, chamber musician, and ensemble pianist. She is one half of piano-percussion duo GBSR Duo.
Recent commerical releases include a critically-acclaimed recording of Stockhausen's KONTAKTE, a Barbara Monk Feldman portrait disc, Oliver Leith's good day good day bad day bad day, re-voicings by Mira Calix of John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes, a 70-minute work by Eva-Maria Houben, and piano music by Ryoko Akama.
This year Siwan has played at concert venues and festivals including Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie de Paris, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and many others.
A regular ensemble pianist, Siwan works with groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Colin Currie Group, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and is a member of new music group Explore Ensemble (winners of the 2021 Ernst von Siemens Ensemble Prize).
Her recent foray into experimental film-making has been supported by the Royal Philharmonic Society in association with Harriet's Trust.