Australian pianist Liam Viney is a soloist, collaborative artist and teacher. First prize-winner of the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition, Liam has performed regularly in Australia, the U.S., Europe and Israel. Now based in Los Angeles, Liam is pursuing a multi-faceted musical career centered on performing a broad range of musical styles, with an emphasis on new music and ideas.
He has appeared as soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Hartford Symphony, the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Youth Orchestra, the New Century Players and the CalArts Chamber Orchestra in concertos ranging from those of Mozart and Beethoven, to Prokofiev and Ligeti.
He has given solo recitals and chamber music performances in concert series and festivals such as the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, (where he premiered the chamber ensemble version Rautavaara’s Clarinet Concerto with Richard Stolzman), the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s “Green Umbrella” series, The Dartington International Summer School, (where he gave the British premiere of Matthew Hindson’s “Plastic Jubilation”), the “New Paths” festival of New York, Melbourne’s “Next Wave” festival, the Brisbane Festival, the “Keynote”, “Celebrations”, and “Kawai” series of Australia, and the “Tyalgum Festival”. He has also recorded solo radio programs for ABC FM radio’s “Young Australia” program and 4MBS radio station.
Yu (War Cry) Wani (Song of Welcome)
This recording also made using a Marantz PMD 671 flash card recorder and a pair of MOJAVE AUDIO MA-201fet microphones, fed through the recorder’s microphone inputs. The microphones were set up as an ORTF pair, as can be seen in the photos below.