“Dawn’s performances are exciting, surprising and beautifully crafted. Grounded in mastery there is always an edge of fun and mischief. It has been worth following her live performances across the globe.” - Dane Ropa
— NSW Department of Education & Training University of Sydney
tricia dawn williams
Tricia Dawn Williams is a Maltese pianist of Irish and Welsh descent who is passionate about contemporary music, multimedia and new technologies. She creates innovative and immersive performances that combine video-art, electronic music and extended piano techniques. She is also a pioneer in using motion-capture technology to control and trigger electronic sounds with the Myo band interface on her forearms. She has commissioned, premiered and recorded numerous works by composers from different countries and backgrounds.
Williams has performed in prestigious venues and festivals around the world, such as Les Invalides in Paris, Béla Bartόk Memorial House in Budapest, Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf, The Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen, Den Jyske Opera in Aarhus, Arena New Music Festival in Riga, European Capital of Cultures in Pafos and Lithuania, Festival International de Carthage in Tunis, John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, Cape Town Festival in South Africa, Riverside Theatre in Sydney, ppIANISSIMO Festival in Sofia, De Doelen in Rotterdam, Meervart Musiktheater in Amsterdam, International Izmir Festival in Turkey, Oxford Festival of the Arts in UK and Emilia Romagna Festival in Italy.
“…. These compositions, played with considerable verve and delicacy by pianist Tricia Dawn Williams, function to support the reading in the way that the piano was used in the silent film era …” - Erik Keilholtz
— Rootsworld Magazine