Young Steinway Artist Harry Nowakowski-Fox has already established an exciting concert career as a soloist, chamber musician and recording artist. He has performed internationally in concerts, competitions and chamber music festivals in Austria, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom & the United States. He has also played at some of the most prestigious venues in London including St Martins in the Fields, Victoria and Albert Museum, Fairfield Halls, Steinway Hall and Wigmore Hall.
At the age of 8 Harry was accepted to Chetham’s school of Music in Manchester and began studying under the head of keyboard at the time, Nigel Pitceathly. Shortly afterwards he appeared on a television documentary about laying the technical foundations of piano playing for young students. When he was 13, he gave his concerto debut performing Grieg’s Piano concerto in A minor.
In 2003 Harry continued his studies with Ilana Davids at the Purcell School of Music and went on to gain a full scholarship at the Royal College of Music in London, studying under Yonty Solomon, Niel Immelman & Dina Parakhina.
Major successes and awards so far have included; a live broadcast from New York´s Manhattan School of music for the Singapore Digital Media Festival, special prize at London´s Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition, special prize at the Valetta International Piano Competition, 1st Prize in the concerto class at the Marlow Music Festival, 1st Prize winner of the prestigious Derek Butler London prize held at the Wigmore Hall & the KNS Grand Prize winner at the Windsor International Piano Competition.
“… A virtually slip-free performance, with keen attention paid to the dynamic contrasts …astonishing….” – Hereford Times, UK
“…Harry played with huge confidence, mastering the bravado that this work demands, but, at the same time, highlighting the moments of quiet contemplation found therein.…” Marlborough News Online, UK
“…. Clarity of tone… ability to bring out key lines amid the complexity of the contrapuntal writing… “ – Hereford Times, UK