About the Festival
Honorary Patron: John Lill CBE
Honorary President: John Metcalf MBE
Under the Artistic Directorship of international concert pianist Iwan Llewelyn-Jones, the Wales International Piano Festival 2016 presented a programme of activities that included public concerts and events, competitions, masterclasses and workshops.
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Following four days of competitions, concerts and workshops the Wales International Piano Festival came to a close on a high note on Monday evening (2nd May) with Belgian pianist Yulia Vershinina being named the winner of the Senior Piano Solo Competition. Yulia who...read more
The Wales International Piano Festival will be held from 29 April - 2 May 2016 at Galeri, the iconic arts centre in Caernarfon. This year’s festival has a new Director, pianist Iwan Llewelyn-Jones and is the third festival to be presented by Canolfan Gerdd William...read more
On Wednesday 6 April 2016, the new artistic director of the Wales International Piano Festival, pianist Iwan Llewelyn-Jones took to the road for a series of impromptu performances in North West Wales. Armed with a brilliant red piano supplied by Pianos Cymru and with...read more
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A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors in 2016
The Wales International Piano Festival is organised by Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias (William Mathias Music Centre).
Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias provides valuable opportunities for students of music at its centres in Caernarfon, Denbigh and Ruthin and through its community events throughout Wales.