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Limelight Magazine - "Jayson Gillham on making magic with Medtner"

Written by Jayson, Monday 4th September 2017

ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE

The Australian pianist discusses his new Medtner and Rachmaninov disc, Limelight’s Recording of the Month for September.

Medtner’s First Piano Concerto isn’t played or recorded all that often – what drew you to this music?

I was asked to be involved in a documentary about the Australian pianist Geoffrey Tozer, who, as well as being one of the greatest pianists Australia has ever produced, was a great lover and advocate of Medtner’s music. The piece I would learn during the process of the documentary was the Medtner First Piano Concerto – and this is how I became ... Read more

Interview with Rehearsal Magazine - "In Conversation: Jayson Gillham"

Written by Jayson, Saturday 2nd September 2017

ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE

On homesickness, networking and practice techniques.

Your newly released third album features the rarely-heard Medtner Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor. How did you discover the work and what was the process for programming the remainder of the record? 

I was asked to learn Medtner’s first concerto for ... Read more

Interview: The Chronicle Australia Australian Tour and ABC Release

Written by Jayson, Tuesday 4th October 2016

INTERNATIONAL pianist Jayson Gillham hails from Dalby and is coming home to kick off his Australian tour.

Mr Gillham now lives in London and has gained a reputation for his compelling and elegant performances.

He performs with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors with recent and future highlights including concerto performances with London Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Melbourne Symphony.

As a keen recitalist he has also performed at the world’s leading venues including Wigmore Hall in London, Louvre Auditorium in Paris, City Recital Hall Angel Place in Sydney and Melbourne Recital Centre.

Mr Gillham is touring Australia this October and November, starting ... Read more

Interview with Limelight Magazine - "Meet Jayson Gillham: The Australian piano's Boy Wonder"

Written by Jayson, Thursday 29th September 2016

ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE 

How did a young piano prodigy from regional Queensland become one of the world’s most up-and-coming musicians?

Jayson Gillham had been on the competition circuit for ten years when he finally won big in 2014. He had just given an outstanding performance of Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto at the Montreal International Music Competition. “There were six of us in the final of the Montreal Prize,” he tells me over the phone from his homebase in London, “and we were backstage. Then we had to listen to the names being announced in reverse order.” Unlike ... Read more

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