Paul Lewis

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Paul Lewis studied at the Guildhall before receiving regular coaching from Alfred Brendel. Today, he appears regularly at major international music venues and festivals both in recitals and as a soloist. Paul Lewis has played with the major UK orchestras, the Vienna Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony, NDR - Philharmonie Hannover, Wiener Kammerphilharmonie, Seattle Symphony, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, with conductors such as Sir Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Sir Mark Elder, Sir Charles Mackerras, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Sir Andrew Davis, Marin Alsop, Dimitri Kitajenko, Daniel Harding, Adam Fischer, Richard Hickox, Emmanuel Krivine, and Joseph Swensen. 
Paul Lewis has a particularly strong relationship with Londonís Wigmore Hall where he has appeared on more than thirty occasions. He was heard in recital in the major venues of Europe and the United States, as well as in Japan and Australia. 

Paul Lewis performed all the Beethoven piano sonatas on tour in the USA and Europe between the 2005 and 2007 seasons, in parallel with his complete recording of the cycle for harmonia mundi. This recording received two Gramophone Awards in 2008 (Recording of the Year and Best Instrumental Recording).