Principal Pianist

Jonathan Higgins

Jonathan Higgins, Principal Pianist, studied at Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, winning all the major piano prizes. He subsequently pursued a freelance career making several BBC radio broadcasts and giving Prom performances of Bartók's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1984) and Stravinsky's Les Noces (1987). He first worked in ballet in 1983 with the Company in Basle and joined Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in 1987, becoming Company Pianist in 1990 and Principal Pianist in 1995. For the last eight years he has taken part in the summer festival in Neuchatel, Switzerland, giving solo and chamber recitals.