The British pianist Julius Drake specialises in chamber music. He is a regular guest at festivals and leading concert halls around the world, including those in Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Salzburg, the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, La Scala Milan, the Wigmore Hall, at the BBC Proms London, in the Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Centre in New York. He has made recordings and given recitals with many of the world's leading singers, including Ian Bostridge, Alice Coote, Joyce DiDonato, Christopher Maltman, Anne Sofie von Otter and Matthew Polenzani. Many of his recordings of Lieder, for Wigmore Live, EMI, Onyx and Hyperion have won awards, including a Gramophone Award and BBC Music Magazine Award. His most recent recording was released in 2015, the third in a series of Lieder by Franz Liszt with Gerald Finley.