South African pianist James Baillieu, winner of prestigious international song and Lied competitions, has partnered with leading singers and instrumentalists around the world. His programming skills have proved their worth at festivals in the UK and Australia, including the Wigmore Hall, at the request of its artistic director. His recordings range from Lieder to the complete works for piano and violin by C.P.E. Bach. In addition to his extensive teaching activities (Royal Academy of Music, Jette Parker Young Artist Programme of the Royal Opera House, Royal Northern College of Music), he leads the Song Programme of the Verbier Festival Academy’s Atelier Lyrique.