Warren Mailley-Smith was featured as Classic FM’s Video of the week in 2008 and Hot Property of the Week in 2006 when his playing was described as 'Sensational', 'Stunning’ and 'Fantastic'. He is one of the UK's outstanding pianists of his generation and was recently proposed as a new Steinway Artist. He made his solo Carnegie Hall debut earlier this year and his Wigmore Hall recitals have been given to critical acclaim before capacity audiences. He has been awarded several performances at the Southbank Centre, including ‘Fresh’ series and Park Lane Group recitals in the Purcell Room and his concerto debut at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Debut recitals at Birmingham Symphony Hall and St John's, Smith Square have also been enthusiastically received and he has been invited to perform for the Royal Family on many occasions. He was recently selected as a Making Music Concert Promoters' Network Artist.
Following success as a postgraduate major prize-winner at both Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal College of Music, Warren continued his studies privately with Ronald Smith and Peter Feuchtwanger.
A reputation as one of the country's leading solo pianists of his generation continues to grow with performances all over the UK at festivals, music societies, universities and many of the country's leading concert venues. In recent months he has appeared with the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Chamber Ensemble, the Kensington Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Swan, London Concertante, London Strings, London Kensington Sinfonia, Corinthian Orchestra and the London Charity Orchestra performing concertos such as Rachmaninov Nos 2 and 3, Chopin No 2, Beethoven No 5 and Saint Saens No 2.
Until recently, Warren was a musician on the Live Music Now! Scheme. He has performed in the USA, Russia, China (Beijing International Piano Festival), Australia and throughout Europe and has been featured in interviews and performance slots on Classic FM and BBC Radio.
During the 2007-08 season Warren toured widely in the UK and made a new recording of early Chopin.