Edward Liddall was born in London and began his musical training at the Royal College of Music in 2001. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music at King’s College, Cambridge in 2011 under the guidance of Thalia Myers. In 2014, he graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the guidance of Caroline Palmer. During his training, he took part in the Prussia Cove International Music Seminar where he followed the masterclasses of Thomas Adès and Malcolm Martineau. In 2015, he won first prize for accompanying pianist at the Maureen Lehane Awards and, in 2017, he was a finalist in the Young Classical Artists Trust at Wigmore Hall. He also accompanied the violinist Amarins Wierdsma on tour in the Netherlands and Slovakia as part of The New Masters project. He then played a musical and dramatic role in the Iain Burnside play Why Does The Queen Die? at the Oxford Lieder Festival. In 2014, he performed in the production of Jean-Luc Révol’s Où donc est tombée ma jeunesse? at the Comédie de Picardie with tenor Edmund Hastings and violinist Michael Foyle. He makes regular radio appearances on music programmes for the BBC (Radio 3) and for Dutch National Radio. In July 2018, he participated in The Art of Recital summer residency at the Aix Festival where he accompanied the soprano Louise Kemény under the direction of Stéphane Degout and Alain Planès. Edward Liddall is joining the Paris Opera Academy in September 2018.