[…] With a lyrical sensitivity honed by his chamber-music performances, Haywood creates melodies scaled to perfection against a patina of swirling accompaniment […]
– The Washington Post

Sam Haywood has performed to critical acclaim in many of the world’s major concert halls. The Washington Post hailed his ‘dazzling, evocative playing’ and ‘lyrical sensitivity’ and the New York Times his ‘passionate flair and sparkling clarity’.

Next season will include solo and chamber music (with Joshua Bell) tours of USA and Europe, a solo recital at Kings Place, recitals with Mark Padmore (Schubert Winterreise), the Elias Quartet, Mariko Hara and Noboko Imai. He will also be recording his second solo album for Hyperion.