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Dylan Perez


Pianist Dylan Perez is highly in demand as a recitalist, chamber musician and coach specialising in vocal repertoire.

His recent and upcoming appearances include Wigmore Hall, Milton Court, Cadogan Hall, the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music, La Monnaie and the Copenhagen Opera Festival and artists with whom he collaborates regularly include sopranos Mary Bevan and Soraya Mafi, mezzo-sopranos Jess Dandy, Ema Nikolovska and Kitty Whately, tenor Nicky Spence and bass William Thomas.

Dylan began his studies at the University of Michigan with Louis Nagel and Martin Katz before moving to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, from where he graduated in 2018 with Distinction. Whilst at the GSMD he worked with Eugene Asti, Andrew West, Iain Burnside, Julius Drake, and Pamela Lidiard. From 2019-2020 he was the Lord and Lady Lurgan Collaborative Piano Fellow at the Royal College of Music.

Awards include the Gerald Moore Prize for accompanists, the Paul Hamburger Prize for Accompaniment and the Accompanist’s Prize at the Bampton Young Singers Competition. He has participated in many international competitions including the Kathleen Ferrier Awards, the Wigmore Hall/Bollinger International Song Competition and the Das Lied International Song Competition.

Dylan has been a Britten-Pears Young Artist, an Oxford Lieder Festival Young Artist and is an alumnus of the Franz-Schubert- Institut in Baden bei Wien. He is a laureate of the Académie Royaumont in association with the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

Dylan can be heard frequently on BBC Radio 3, whether it is for a Proms Extra concert, a Total Immersion performance, or live on InTune.

Dylan has also played in masterclasses with Renee Fleming, Joyce DiDonato, Dame Felicity Lott, and with Roger Vignoles, Brigitte Fassbaender, and Christian Gerhaher at Wigmore Hall.

Dylan is the founder of re-sung, a London based song recital series that focuses on the connection between text and music, with special interest on creating new interpretations of masterworks and championing contemporary songs.

Dylan was recently appointed to the Vocal Coach faculty at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London.

Updated: 20/06/2023

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