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Coady Green is acknowledged as a major rising talent on the international concert circuit, having been described as “a virtuoso pianist with sensitivity, intelligence and charm”, and “accurate and exhilarating”, (Musical Opinion, London), with “a strong and versatile technique capable of the most delicate colouring and tonal brilliance, rising to the challenges of extreme virtuoso demands with relish” (The Advertiser, South Australia).
Coady Green began piano studies at the age of three, in South Australia. He studied with Wayne Hancock, Noreen Stokes and Graham Williams (a student of Olivier Messiaen and Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen). After winning a large number of national awards in his early youth, including the National Yamaha Youth Piano Competition, he relocated to Victoria to study at the University of Melbourne. He gained his Bachelor of Music Performance and Masters of Music Performance, both with first-class honours, on scholarship from the University of Melbourne, studying with Professor Ian Holtham.
In 2005, Coady Green began preparations to relocate to Europe to study with Professor Peter Feuchtwanger in London and Professor Günter Reinhold (a student of Alfred Cortot, Olivier Messiaen and Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen) in Germany. He has been awarded almost all the most prestigious cultural awards that his native Australia has to offer. These included first prize in the City of Sydney National Piano Competition, one of Australia’s most prominent piano competitions, a Winston Churchill Fellowship Award, a British Council Award, the Trevor Prescott Memorial Award from the Masonic Foundation, a Sir Ian Potter Cultural Prize, two awards from the Australian Council for the Arts and the South Australian Arts Council, the Ormond Exhibition from the University of Melbourne for the most outstanding postgraduate student and an award from the Opus Fifty Charitable Trust. He was twice the recipient of a prize from the Geoffrey Parsons Trust, London (2008, 2012). In 2008, he was a prize winner at the International Two Piano Grieg Competition in Norway and a recipient of a Phonographic Performance Company of Australia award. In 2011 he was the recipient of an award from the Tait Memorial Trust, London.
Since early 2006 Coady Green has been based in London. He regularly performs in Europe and abroad and most recently has given critically acclaimed recitals throughout Germany, Holland, the United Kingdom, Austria, France, Italy, China, Africa and Australia, in venues such as the Sydney Opera House, the Beijing and Shanghai Concert Halls, the Salzburg Mozarteum, Linder Auditorium, Johannesburg, and Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and St Martin in the Fields, London.
He is active as a chamber musician, particularly in the field of piano duo. He performs regularly and extensively with pianist Leslie Howard. He has an internationally celebrated piano duo with Australian pianist Leigh Harrold. He performs regularly with tenor Neil Latchman, sopranos Larua Wolk-Lewanowicz and Greta Bradman, cellist Alexander Ivashkin, and has performed with the celebrated UK-based Allegri Quartet and the BBC Singers. He regularly performs with South Africa’s two most eminent quartets, the Amici and Odeon Quartets.
He is undertaking his performance PhD at Goldsmiths College, The University of London, where he is also on staff as a teacher of piano performance. He is an Artistic Director and jury member of the ongoing international Open Piano Competition.