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Iyad Sughayer piano

In 2021 Iyad was a prize-winner at the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) International Auditions. This autumn he records his second CD for BIS with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Andrew Litton including Khachaturian’s Piano Concerto and Masquerade. As soloist Iyad has appeared with leading orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, European Union Chamber Orchestra, the Cairo and Amman Symphony Orchestras. 

Recent highlights include an invitation to contribute to the BBC Arabic documentary ‘London Lockdown’, in which he took part as a character and recorded the soundtrack for the music.


Iyad Sughayer is an inaugural YCAT Concordia Artist.

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Consolations No.1, 2 and 3, S.172

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Recorded live at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester