Liam Furey

Introducing Liam Furey, an extraordinary classical pianist and composer who will captivate your senses with their exceptional talent. From a young age, Furey discovered their passion for classical music, and since then, their journey has been nothing short of remarkable. With a solid foundation in piano and composition, Furey's musical prowess has garnered them numerous accolades. Furey triumphed at local IRMT piano competitions and were honored with the prestigious Senior Composition Prize for Chamber Music NZ's Secondary School Contest. Furey's dedication led them to achieve the distinguished LTCL (Distinction) and LMusNZ Piano Diplomas, setting the stage for their sensational career. Beyond their musical achievements, Furey is a fervent advocate for social implications in music. Through carefully curated programs blending genres and focusing on contemporary and New Zealand music, they forge profound connections with audiences. Furey's innovative approach weaves together genre juxtaposition, history, and theory, resulting in captivating and unique expressions. As a freelance piano teacher and performer, Furey co-founded the groundbreaking Sounds of Te Kōkī concert series, premiering works by emerging composers. Prepare to be enthralled as Liam Furey takes you on a transcendent musical journey, seamlessly blending tradition and innovation, and leaving you inspired by their artistry. -- Felix Mendelssohn, Song without Words (selections) Liam Furey, improvisation in response to Mendelssohn Kaija Saariaho, Ballade Cecile Chaminade, Songs without Words (selections) Liam Furey: improvisation in response to Chaminade Frederic Chopin, Ballade no 3 in A-flat Major, op 47


Goethe-Institut Classical