Roger Woodward’s recording of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier was Editor’s Choice for The Gramophone’s February, 2010 publication and German and UK critics described this release as setting a new standard after Gould and Barenboim.  He was awarded the prestigious Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik for his Celestial Harmonies recording of Bach C-minor and E-minor Partitas and is a recipient of the Goethe Prize and Diapaison d’or by German and French critics for recordings of worksRead More...


Roger Woodward has devoted his life to music for almost six decades…..



Amsterdam, Adelaide, Athens, Abbeville, Amiens Bagnols-en-Beaujolais, Brisbane Expo, Brussels, Baden Baden, Buffalo, Bologna, Berlin, Belfast, Bath, Bydgsozcz Capetown, Cervantino, Cleveland, Cardiff, Dartington, Dublin Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, Guanaguato, Gdansk, Geneva Harare, Havana, Halles, Hollywood Bowl, Huddersfield, Krakow, Katowice

London, Leipzig, Lisbon, Liverpool, Lublin, Los Angeles, Lodz, La Rochelle, Lyons Mexico City, Milano, Metz, Munich Perth, Plovdiv, Patras,… Read More...

Focus on France

Roger Woodward was awarded the coveted Chevalier de l’ordre des Artes et des Lettres by the French Government in December 2004.  He reflects on his relationship with that country and its music.



Roger Woodward has received numerous honours and awards…


World Premieres

World Premières Performed:

Jean Barraqué
2nd Sonata (incomplete sketches) from the cycle Le mort de Virgil.

Alison Bauld
Concert (Liverpool)

Anne Boyd
As it Leaves the Bell (Sydney 1973)
Angklung (Edinburgh Festival 1974)


“Woodward played with astonishing calm… in Woodward I sensed the composer’s real intentions…  here is a player with real integrity.”  Christchurch Symphony, Rachmaninov Third Piano Concerto, 1995