Originally from Whanganui, Liam Wooding is one of Aotearoa’s leading emerging pianists. Performing and commissioning New Zealand music is central to his musical practice.
As a chamber musician, he has participated in courses and residencies at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Canada), Skidmore College (USA), and Four Winds (Australia). In 2018 he was the recipient of the Pettman/ROSL Chamber Music Scholarship which will enable him to study and perform in the United Kingdom for one month with The Morton Trio. As part of the Morton Trio, he toured with CMNZ in 2019.
Liam was a prize winner in the National Concerto Competition where he performed with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and he has also featured as a soloist with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.
A graduate of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), he is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Waikato where he researches New Zealand piano music.
Liam Wooding (piano)
PROGRAMME Reflections & Connections
Douglas LILBURN | Sonata in F-sharp minor
Stuart GREENBAUM | Remote Connection
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op 27 No 2, “Moonlight” —interval—
Duke ELLINGTON | Reflections
Claude DEBUSSY | Images (book 1)
John ADAMS | Phrygian Gates