Adam Swayne


Adam Swayne is Deputy Head of Keyboard Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music.

A versatile and eclectic musician, Adam studied at the University of Manchester and the RNCM before completing his doctorate as a Fulbright Scholar at Northwestern University in the U.S.A. His principal teachers were Ursula OppensJohn Gough and John Casken.

Through regular concert appearances, pioneering research and new compositions, he creates and presents unfamiliar music for all kinds of people.

He has been described by The Times as a pianist of formidable technique and high intelligence’ and by the Evening Standard as an ideal blend of panache and subtlety’. His recital CD ‘(speak to me): new music new politics’ has received outstanding reviews and was the only recording nominated in two categories at the 2019 Opus Klassik awards.


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