Gil Sullivan's Bio
Australia’s only resident full-time concert pianist, Gil Sullivan tours extensively both around Australia and overseas, performing each year throughout Asia, Europe, the U.K., and the United States. He has given recitals in New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, The Berlin Konzerthaus, The Bruges Concertgebouw, Chicago’s Center for International Performance and Exhibition, New Hampshire’s Claremont Opera House, the National Opera House of Vietnam, plus the National Concert halls of Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea. He has recorded concertos by Tchaikovsky and Schumann for CD with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
His 2009 tour of Europe included performances in London, Madrid, Berlin, Vienna, Budapest, Warsaw and Prague.
Sullivan’s performances are noted for their freshness and spontaneity, taking the music and audiences to the edge with his rich palette of colors, immense tonal range and innovative interpretations.
He has been recognized as “The finest interpreter of Mozart in the world”(Sudhessen Woche-Germany), and the Weinheimer Nachrichten said “There were so many magical moments…even Brahms himself would have been impressed”(of the 2nd Brahms Sonata).
After studies and numerous prizes in Australia, Mr. Sullivan completed his studies with Murray Perehia in London, and Paul Badura-Skoda in Vienna.