Nathan lives in Southwold, on the Suffolk coast, where he founded the Southwold Concert Series in 2008 and more recently the Southwold Music Trust, which aims to place music at the centre of the town and the surrounding community. Nathan is also director of a new concert series, ‘Music at Wardens’, held at Ness House, Sizewell. He also leads outreach projects with students from the Yehudi Menuhin School and is involved in various education projects at Aldeburgh Music.
Nathan joined Piano Circus in 2016.
Pianist and composer Nathan Williamson studied with Joan Havill, Malcolm Singer, Martin Bresnick, Ezra Laderman, Robert Saxton and Joan Panetti at the Guildhall School, Oxford University and Yale University, where he also held a prestigious teaching fellowship.
Nathan is involved in a wide range of concert activities, including solo recitals both at home and abroad, and concerto and chamber music collaborations with a wide range of artists, including James Gilchrist, Mariko Brown and Julian Jacobson, NOW Ensemble, Charles Watt, Guy Johnston, David Chivers, the Allegri and Sacconi Quartets, and orchestras in Europe, USA and Korea.
2017 will see CD releases of solo American piano music on SOMM label, and 20th Century British violin and piano works with violinist Fenella Humphreys on Lyrita. Nathan’s debut disc Brahms & Schubert: Late Piano Works was released in 2013, and his own compositions can be heard on recent releases by NOW Ensemble and Piotr Szewczyk on New Amsterdam and Navona records.