David Owen Norris

David Owen Norris is a pianist, composer and broadcaster. He has performed all over the world since his appointment as the first Gilmore Artist in 1991. His compositions include a symphony, a piano concerto, the oratorios Prayerbook and Turning Points, and the multimedia tribute to the passing seasons, HengeMusic. His Chord of the Week programmes on BBC2 television, now in their sixth season, are a popular feature of the Proms. His many radio presentations have included the Playlist series on Radio 4, and In Tune and The Works on Radio 3, where this autumn sees his 26th appearance on Building a Library. He has just recorded Mozart’s concertos on fortepiano for Hyperion, and will shortly record a third disc of Sullivan songs for Chandos.

Photo: Simon Weir

Events

The Music of Edward Lear »

An evening of song by the king of nonsense, Edward Lear presented by Sara Lodge with award-winning musicians David Owen Norris and Mark Wilde

Sun 10 March | 20:00 - 21:30 | £9.75/£8.00 | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Auditorium