London College of Music

Phillip Dyson

Phillip DysonPhillip Dyson is an international pianist and entertainer who regularly performs to sell-out audiences around the world. He has gained popularity for his abilities in both the classical and light music repertoire.

Phillip began studying music early in his childhood and by age 12 had already performed at the Royal Albert Hall. He attended London College of Music from 1976-1979 and also holds music qualifications from the Royal College of Music. Phillip returned to LCM as an academic, when at the age of 27 he was appointed Professor of Piano.

Phillip often broadcasts on the BBC and Classic FM and tours constantly throughout the UK; he has performed with many of the UK's finest symphony orchestras, including: the Royal Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra, National Symphony and the Ulster Orchestra; and at a number of festivals, including: Salisbury, Lichfield, Bury St. Edmunds, Ludlow, Fishguard, Newbury Buxton, Worcester Three Choirs, Gloucester Three Choirs, Belfast and Chester. Most frequently he appears in London, including St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, the South Bank Centre and St John’s, Smith Square.

Alongside radio broadcasts, Phillip also broadcasts regularly for the BBC, in such programmes as ‘Friday Night Is Music Night’ with the BBC Concert Orchestra, ‘Afternoon on 3’, ‘At the Piano’ and ‘In Tune’. He was particularly involved in the making of Radio 3’s Billy Mayerl: Composer of the Week programmes, recording and broadcasting Mayerl’s main piano and orchestra works with the BBC Concert Orchestra. Recently he recorded several programmes with the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast, for future transmission.

Phillip also tours overseas every year, particularly in the USA and Europe and also in Africa, where he has toured several times in Tanzania and given a number of recitals at the Official Residence of the British High Commissioner in Dar es Salaam. Concert Tours in Spain, Ireland and Scotland are an annual feature; and likewise, concerts and tours in the USA, with a return for a week of concerts in New York City, including the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the Lincoln Center.

Forthcoming concerts will include performing at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in Kansas City; concerts in Baltimore, Washington DC, a further tour of California and summer concerts in Seville, Spain.

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