Associate Professor Gerardus Willems

AM DSCM (Performer) DSCM (Teacher)
Associate Professor in Piano

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 1217

Biographical details

Gerard Willems is one of Australia’s finest concert pianists and leading Beethoven scholars. He is the first Australian and Dutch pianist to record the complete Beethoven Sonata cycle on CD.  These recordings have been awarded the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Award) in 1999 for Volume 1 and again in 2000 for the complete set as the ‘Best Classical Album of the Year’. In 2012 he was awarded an AM award for his services to the arts as a concert pianist , educator and mentor to young musicians.

In 2003 he recorded the Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos with Sinfonia Australis under Antony Walker for ABC Classics.  This recording was nominated for the ARIA Award. Other recordings include  Mozart  miniatures, Tchaikovsky “The Seasons’ and Beethoven “Diabelli Vatiations’ (2010). In  2013 the Beethoven-Willems Collection has been launched, the culmination of fifteen years reseach and performance. This collection consists of fourteen CD’s and one DVD of the “Emperor” Concerto. In 2015 his double CD edition  of Grieg, “Morning Mood” was launched at the Sydney Opera House

As a child in Tilburg, Holland, he toured Europe as a chorister and was awarded a professional scholarship for piano from the Brabant’s Conservatorium.  With his family, Gerard migrated to Australia in 1958 where he entered the Sydney Conservatorium and graduated with High Distinction, studying with Gordon Watson.  After winning many prizes at national competitions including the Queen Victoria Piano Competition Prize, he pursued advanced keyboard studies with Greville Rothon, Claudio Arrau’s assistant in Munich.

He settled in Amsterdam for several years where he made his debut in London in 1974, in Munich in 1977 and in Amsterdam in 1978 and returned to live in Sydney in 1981.  Subsequently he has toured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand and in December 2000 completed a tour of Israel with the Israel Camerata, playing Beethoven Concerto No.4, in Rehovot, Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv.

In 1981 he joined the staff of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he was Chair of Keyboard and is now  Professor in Piano  He has performed with all the major orchestras, toured for the ABC nationally and for Musica Viva.  He has appeared at the Sydney and Adelaide festivals, with ensembles such as the Australia Ensemble and Acacia Quartet.

In 1982 he recorded Liszt’s Concerto in E flat with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on the occasion of the anniversary of the Sydney Conservatorium.  His concerto repertoire ranges from the classical works of Mozart and Beethoven through to 20th century works such as Bernstein’s “Age of Anxiety” and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”.  He has worked with such conductors as Sir Bernard Heinze, Nicholas Braithwaite, Douglas Gamley, John Lanchbery, Avner Biron and Patrick Thomas.

He established his own piano trio, “Mozartrois”, with whom he has recorded the complete Piano Trios of Mozart for CD in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House in 1991 for the Tall Poppies label to commemorate the bicentennial of Mozart’s death.  He has recorded for Dutch, French, Israeli and Australian radio and has recorded for various labels such as BMG, WEA and Philips.

Gerard has also appeared with singers such as Luciano Pavarotti, Laures Elms, Ron Stevens, Jennifer McGregor, Beverly Bergen, the cellists Julian Lloyd Webber and John Kennedy, violinists Karen Adam and Ronald Thomas and violist Esther van Stralen. He has also been concerto soloist for ballet stars, such as Rudolph Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Barishnikov , Natalia Makarova and the Panovs performing Tchaikovsky’s second Piano Concerto and Rachmaninoff ‘Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini’.

In 2001, as the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Music Scholar, awarded by the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, he researched Early Music training throughout the USA and Europe.  In 2003 he was awarded a Centenary Medal for Services to Music.

In 2004, he appeared at the Adelaide Festival in recitals of Beethoven Sonata’s and works by Andrew Ford and Mary Finsterer.  In 2005 his DVD of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto won the World Music DVD prize in New York.

In 2008 he was guest professor in piano at the Freiburg Hochschule  and performed in Germany and Norway. He was invited to tour Norway in 2010 and  continues to give masterclasses throughout the world. In 2012 he was artist in residence at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore. In 2013 he is again invited to tour Norway and in 2015 he was invited on the adjudication panel for final exams at the Schola Cantorum in Paris

In 2013, Gerard collaborated with Russian violinist Evgeny Sorkin in two cycles of the complete Piano and Violin Sonatas by Beethoven to great acclaim.

In 2012 he was appointed as Artistic Director of the Southern Highlands International Piano Competition. 

Selected publications & creative works

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Music

  • Willems, G. (2012). 1. Sonata No 14 "Moonlight" in C sharp Minor, Op27 No.2 2. Quintet for Piano and Winds, Op16. Timeless Classics. Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Omega Ensemble.
  • Willems, G., Milton, N. (2012). Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 Op 37 in C minor. Canberra Symphony Orchestra. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Canberra, Australia: Canberra Symphony Orchestra.
  • Willems, G., Kimber, C. (2011). 1. Sonata for Violin and Piano in C Minor Op 45 2. Piano Sonata in F minor Op 57 'Appassionata'. Visiting Artist Series. Conservatorium Recital Hall, UTAS, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: University of Tasmania.
  • Willems, G. (2011). 1. Waltz in A flat major, Op 69 No2 2. Mazurka in F sharp Minor Op7 No1 3. 'Rigoletto' Concert Paraphrase. Launch of the Collard & Collard Piano. History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Royal Australian Historical Society.
  • Willems, G. (2010). 1. Andante Favori 2. 32 Variations in C minor 3. Norwegian Dances Op 35 4. Carnaval Op9. The Troldhaugen Concerts. Troldsalen Concert Hall, Bergen, Norway: Troldhaugen - Grieg Museumname.
  • Willems, G. (2010). 1. Sonata Op 27 "Moonlight" 2. Nightpieces 3. Carnaval Op9. Summer Concerts. Bymusee Ballroom, Oslo, Norway: Sumerconcerts Bymusee.
  • Still, A., Poulsen, D., De Korte, N., Walker, K., Celata, F., Willems, G. (2010). 1.Pavane (5') 2.Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6 (10') 3.Quartet #6 (11') 4.Kvintet, Op 43 (16'). Going with the Wind. Recital Hall East, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Leske, C., Willems, G., Bowman, C., Yemtsov, A., Vlassenko, N. (2010). 1.Petrouchka (10') 2.Bolero 3.Organ Symphony 4.Pictures at an Exhibition 5.Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) 6.Medley (Handel). Steinway Spectacular. Angel Place Recital hall, Sydney, Australia: Cantor Productions.
  • Blake, S., Willems, G. (2010). 1.Sonata no.3 in Amajor (26") 2.Adagio and Allegro op. 70 (12") 3.Threnody for Solo cello (8') 4.Suite Populaire Espagnol (14"). Government House Concert Series. Government House, Sydney, Australia: Historic Houses.
  • Willems, G., Sydney University Symphony, O. (2010). Piano Concerto No 1 in C Major. The Sounds of Triumph. The Great Hall, Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Symphony Orchestra.
  • Willems, G. (2010). The Door in the Wall. Campelltown Music 2010. Campelltown Arts Centre, Campelltown, Australia: Campelltown Arts Centre.
  • Blake, S., Willems, G., Williams, K., Hazelwood, J. (2009). 1. Piano quartet in G minor. Sydney Chamber Music Festival Concert. Star of the Sea Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Chamber Music Festival.
  • Willems, G., Pratt, D., Boersma, K., Duke, L. (2009). 2. For an Opera House, 3. Rhythmic Dance, 5. Sonata for two pianos, double bass and percussion. Cocktail Hour Recital Series - A Two Piano Delight. Music Workshop, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Blake, S., Willems, G., Williams, K. (2009). 2. Piano Trio in C minor Op. 1 No. 3. Cocktail Hour Recital Series - Reflective Beethoven. Recital Hall West, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Willems, G., Solsvik, T. (2009). 3. Slatter Op. 72 4. Ma Mere L'Oye. Gerard Willems and Torgeir Cheeks Solsvik. Concert Hall KABUSO, Norheimsund, Norway: Kabuso Music Society.
  • Willems, G., Celata, F., Fiebig, T. (2009). Nocturnes for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano: 1. Night Camp, 2. Some nights there are no words. Sydney Chamber Music Festival Concert. Star of the Sea Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Chamber Music Festival.
  • Willems, G., Gregg, J. (2009). Sonatas Op. 13, 27/2, 31/2, 57. Robertson Village Music Society presents Shakespeare Meets Beethoven. Christian Education Centre, Robertson, Australia: Robertson Village Music Society.
  • Willems, G. (2008). 1. Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor "Quasi una fantasia" Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight Sonata) 2. La Fille aux cheveux de lin. Sensational Sundays. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music Sensational Sunday Series.
  • Clone-Still-SCM, C., Walker, K., Willems, G. (2008). 1. Polonaise Opus 26 no.1 and 2, Nocturne in c# minor 2. Prelude a L'Apres-midi d'un faune 3. Pavane pour une enfante defunte 4. Duetto Concertato on themes of Verdi "Fantasy in operatic style". Resonate 2008 Trio. Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia: Resonate 2008.
  • Clone-Still-SCM, C., Willems, G. (2008). 1. Prelude a L'Apres-midi d'un faune 2. Polonaise Opus 26 no.1 and 2. Resonate 2008: TRIO. NSW Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia: NSW Art Gallery.
  • Willems, G., van Stralen, E. (2008). 1. Sonata for Piano and Violin No.1 in D Major Op. 12 No. 1 2. Sonata for Piano and Violin No.9 in A Major Op. 47 'Kreutzer'. Cocktail Hour Recital Series. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Leske, C., Bowman, C., Heagney, R., Solovei, M., Halliday, A., Kinda, G., Smolyar, T., Willems, G. (2008). 1. Sonata in D.KV.448 2. Die Fledermaus Overture 3. Granger Fantasy 4. Bolero 5. Medley 6. Symphony No.Three. "Organ" Maestoso 7. Waltzing Matilda. Fugue. The Steinway Spectaculaer. Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Cantor Productions.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Bechstein Piano Fundraising Concert 2008. Eugene Goossens Hall, Sydney, Australia: Gospel Pianos.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Concert at Kabuso Arts Centre, Norway. Kabuso Arts Centre, Oystese, Norway: Kabuso Arts Centre.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Still, A. (2008). Duetto Concertato on themes of Verdi " Fantasy in operatic style" for flute, bassoon and piano. Resonate 2008: TRIO. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Clone-Still-SCM, C. (2008). Liebesleid arr. bassoon and piano. Resonate 2008: TRIO. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Clone-Still-SCM, C. (2008). Pavane pour une enfante defunte. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Willems, G., V- Stralen, E. (2008). Sonata for Violin and Piano op 18/1, op47. Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music cocktail series.
  • Leske, C., Willems, G. (2008). Sonata in D major. Steinway Spectacular. Hamer Hall, VAC, Melbourne, Australia: Cantor productions.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Clone-Still-SCM, C. (2008). Sonata in F for bassoon and piano, Opus 17. Resonate 2008: TRIO. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Sonata op. 31/2; Various; Preludes, Carnivale. Goosens Hall, Sydney, Australia: Gospel Pianos.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Sonata op.14/2; A door in the wall; Sonata op.57; Carnavale. Hochschule Fur Musik Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany: Hochschule Fur Musik Freiburg.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Sonata Op.31/2; Polonaises; Carnaval. Ballarat Grammar, Ballarat, Australia: Don Huntley Memorial Society.
  • Willems, G., Kinda, G., Leske, C., Bowman, C., Noble, G., Heagney, R., Smolyar, T., Solovei, M., Yemtsov, A., Halliday, A. (2008). The Steinway Spectacular. The Steinway Spectacular. Sydney Opera House and Hamer Hall, Sydney, Australia: Cantor Productions.
  • Cowley, R., Willems, G. (2007). 1. Like to the Damask Rose; 2. A Song of Autumn; 3. The Wind at Dawn; 4. Shepherd's Song, Op 16 5. Säv, säv, susa (Sigh, sedges, sigh), Op 36 No 4; 6. Se'n har jag ej frågat mera (And I questioned them no further), Op 17 No 1; 7. Svarta rosor (Black roses), Op 36 No 1; 8. Ilalle (To evening), Op 17 No 6. Part performance of Songs of Sibelius, Grieg, Elgar and of the Hebrides. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic FM Music.
  • Thane, A., Willems, G. (2007). 1. Six Songs, Op 48 2. An Eriskay Love Lilt; 3. Hebridean Mother's Song; 4. The Wild Swan; 5. Isle of My Heart; 6. Rune of the Moon; 7. To the people who have gardens. Part performance of Songs of Sibelius, Grieg, Elgar and of the Hebrides. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic FM Music Details.
  • Leske, C., Rickard-Ford, P., Willems, G., Powell, E. (2007). 1. Variations on a theme by Paganini for 2 pianos 2. Display II Op.42 for 4 pianos 16 hands. Piano Doubles. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: SCM.
  • Willems, G., Powell, E., Herscovitch, D., Allan, J., McCallum, S., Rickard-Ford, P., Miller, D., Leske, C. (2007). Display II Op.42 for 4 pianos 16 hands. Sydney Conservatorium of Music presents Piano Doubles. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Willems, G., Blake, S., Thomas, R. (2007). Shostakovitch: Trio E minor no.2 Op.67. Kangaroo Valley Arts Festival: Music in November. Kangaroo Valley Arts Centre, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, Australia: Arts in the Valley Festival.
  • Willems, G. (2007). Sonata op.31/2; Preludes; Carnaval op.9. pilgrims church, Adelaide, Australia: Recital Australia p/l.
  • Pallo, I., Willems, G., Conservatorium Orchestra, S. (2006). Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney NSW, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Clone-Still-SCM, C., Pratt, D., Duke, L., Evrov, N., Herscovitch, D., Leske, C., McCallum, S., Powell, E., Rickard-Ford, P., Sheludiakova, N., Shovk, P., Tsai, J., Willems, G., Zhukov, K. (2006). Bolero for 6 pianos and flute. Sensational Sunday Series. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: SCM.
  • Boersma, K., Willems, G. (2005). "Croquis" for Double Bass And Piano. Sunday Live. Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic.
  • Blake, S., West, E., Benedict, R., Todicescu, A., Boersma, K., Willems, G. (2005). Sextet in D, Op. 110. ABC Sunday Live concert. Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic.
  • Willems, G. (2004). 1.The Waltz Book (excerpts) 2.The Door in the Wall (Aust. premiere) 3.Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, op.57 'Appassionata' 4.Piano Sonata No.10 in G, op.14/2. Adelaide Festival. Elder Hall, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia: Adelaide Festival.

Recorded / Rendered Performance

  • Willems, G. (2015). Morning Mood: Solo Piano Music of Edvard Grieg, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G. (2013). Sonata in E-Flat major, WoO 47 No.1: 1. Allegro cantabile 2. Andante 3. Rondo vivace; Sonata in F minor, WoO 47 No.2: 4. Larghetto maestoso - Allegro assai 5. Andante 6. Presto; Sonata in D major, WoO 47 No.3: 7. Allegro 8. Menuetto: Sostenuto 9. Scherzando: Allegro, ma non troppo; Fantasia Sonata in D major, deest 45: 10. Allegro 11. Andante 12. Allegro- Presto- Piu presto agitato. On The Beethoven-Willems Collection CD 1, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G. (2010). Beethoven Diabelli Variations, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G. (2006). Reflections on Mozart, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G., Sinfonia, A., Walker, A., Doherty, D., Oguey, A., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D. (2003). 1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Op. 15 2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 19 3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 4. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58 5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73, 'Emperor'. On Beethoven Complete piano concertos, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2015

  • Willems, G. (2015). Morning Mood: Solo Piano Music of Edvard Grieg, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2013

  • Willems, G. (2013). Sonata in E-Flat major, WoO 47 No.1: 1. Allegro cantabile 2. Andante 3. Rondo vivace; Sonata in F minor, WoO 47 No.2: 4. Larghetto maestoso - Allegro assai 5. Andante 6. Presto; Sonata in D major, WoO 47 No.3: 7. Allegro 8. Menuetto: Sostenuto 9. Scherzando: Allegro, ma non troppo; Fantasia Sonata in D major, deest 45: 10. Allegro 11. Andante 12. Allegro- Presto- Piu presto agitato. On The Beethoven-Willems Collection CD 1, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2012

  • Willems, G. (2012). 1. Sonata No 14 "Moonlight" in C sharp Minor, Op27 No.2 2. Quintet for Piano and Winds, Op16. Timeless Classics. Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Omega Ensemble.
  • Willems, G., Milton, N. (2012). Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 Op 37 in C minor. Canberra Symphony Orchestra. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Canberra, Australia: Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

2011

  • Willems, G., Kimber, C. (2011). 1. Sonata for Violin and Piano in C Minor Op 45 2. Piano Sonata in F minor Op 57 'Appassionata'. Visiting Artist Series. Conservatorium Recital Hall, UTAS, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: University of Tasmania.
  • Willems, G. (2011). 1. Waltz in A flat major, Op 69 No2 2. Mazurka in F sharp Minor Op7 No1 3. 'Rigoletto' Concert Paraphrase. Launch of the Collard & Collard Piano. History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Royal Australian Historical Society.

2010

  • Willems, G. (2010). Beethoven Diabelli Variations, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G. (2010). 1. Andante Favori 2. 32 Variations in C minor 3. Norwegian Dances Op 35 4. Carnaval Op9. The Troldhaugen Concerts. Troldsalen Concert Hall, Bergen, Norway: Troldhaugen - Grieg Museumname.
  • Willems, G. (2010). 1. Sonata Op 27 "Moonlight" 2. Nightpieces 3. Carnaval Op9. Summer Concerts. Bymusee Ballroom, Oslo, Norway: Sumerconcerts Bymusee.
  • Still, A., Poulsen, D., De Korte, N., Walker, K., Celata, F., Willems, G. (2010). 1.Pavane (5') 2.Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6 (10') 3.Quartet #6 (11') 4.Kvintet, Op 43 (16'). Going with the Wind. Recital Hall East, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Leske, C., Willems, G., Bowman, C., Yemtsov, A., Vlassenko, N. (2010). 1.Petrouchka (10') 2.Bolero 3.Organ Symphony 4.Pictures at an Exhibition 5.Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) 6.Medley (Handel). Steinway Spectacular. Angel Place Recital hall, Sydney, Australia: Cantor Productions.
  • Blake, S., Willems, G. (2010). 1.Sonata no.3 in Amajor (26") 2.Adagio and Allegro op. 70 (12") 3.Threnody for Solo cello (8') 4.Suite Populaire Espagnol (14"). Government House Concert Series. Government House, Sydney, Australia: Historic Houses.
  • Willems, G., Sydney University Symphony, O. (2010). Piano Concerto No 1 in C Major. The Sounds of Triumph. The Great Hall, Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Symphony Orchestra.
  • Willems, G. (2010). The Door in the Wall. Campelltown Music 2010. Campelltown Arts Centre, Campelltown, Australia: Campelltown Arts Centre.

2009

  • Blake, S., Willems, G., Williams, K., Hazelwood, J. (2009). 1. Piano quartet in G minor. Sydney Chamber Music Festival Concert. Star of the Sea Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Chamber Music Festival.
  • Willems, G., Pratt, D., Boersma, K., Duke, L. (2009). 2. For an Opera House, 3. Rhythmic Dance, 5. Sonata for two pianos, double bass and percussion. Cocktail Hour Recital Series - A Two Piano Delight. Music Workshop, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Blake, S., Willems, G., Williams, K. (2009). 2. Piano Trio in C minor Op. 1 No. 3. Cocktail Hour Recital Series - Reflective Beethoven. Recital Hall West, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Willems, G., Solsvik, T. (2009). 3. Slatter Op. 72 4. Ma Mere L'Oye. Gerard Willems and Torgeir Cheeks Solsvik. Concert Hall KABUSO, Norheimsund, Norway: Kabuso Music Society.
  • Willems, G., Celata, F., Fiebig, T. (2009). Nocturnes for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano: 1. Night Camp, 2. Some nights there are no words. Sydney Chamber Music Festival Concert. Star of the Sea Theatre, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Chamber Music Festival.
  • Willems, G., Gregg, J. (2009). Sonatas Op. 13, 27/2, 31/2, 57. Robertson Village Music Society presents Shakespeare Meets Beethoven. Christian Education Centre, Robertson, Australia: Robertson Village Music Society.

2008

  • Willems, G. (2008). 1. Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor "Quasi una fantasia" Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight Sonata) 2. La Fille aux cheveux de lin. Sensational Sundays. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music Sensational Sunday Series.
  • Clone-Still-SCM, C., Walker, K., Willems, G. (2008). 1. Polonaise Opus 26 no.1 and 2, Nocturne in c# minor 2. Prelude a L'Apres-midi d'un faune 3. Pavane pour une enfante defunte 4. Duetto Concertato on themes of Verdi "Fantasy in operatic style". Resonate 2008 Trio. Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia: Resonate 2008.
  • Clone-Still-SCM, C., Willems, G. (2008). 1. Prelude a L'Apres-midi d'un faune 2. Polonaise Opus 26 no.1 and 2. Resonate 2008: TRIO. NSW Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia: NSW Art Gallery.
  • Willems, G., van Stralen, E. (2008). 1. Sonata for Piano and Violin No.1 in D Major Op. 12 No. 1 2. Sonata for Piano and Violin No.9 in A Major Op. 47 'Kreutzer'. Cocktail Hour Recital Series. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Leske, C., Bowman, C., Heagney, R., Solovei, M., Halliday, A., Kinda, G., Smolyar, T., Willems, G. (2008). 1. Sonata in D.KV.448 2. Die Fledermaus Overture 3. Granger Fantasy 4. Bolero 5. Medley 6. Symphony No.Three. "Organ" Maestoso 7. Waltzing Matilda. Fugue. The Steinway Spectaculaer. Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Cantor Productions.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Bechstein Piano Fundraising Concert 2008. Eugene Goossens Hall, Sydney, Australia: Gospel Pianos.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Concert at Kabuso Arts Centre, Norway. Kabuso Arts Centre, Oystese, Norway: Kabuso Arts Centre.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Still, A. (2008). Duetto Concertato on themes of Verdi " Fantasy in operatic style" for flute, bassoon and piano. Resonate 2008: TRIO. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Clone-Still-SCM, C. (2008). Liebesleid arr. bassoon and piano. Resonate 2008: TRIO. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Clone-Still-SCM, C. (2008). Pavane pour une enfante defunte. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Willems, G., V- Stralen, E. (2008). Sonata for Violin and Piano op 18/1, op47. Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music cocktail series.
  • Leske, C., Willems, G. (2008). Sonata in D major. Steinway Spectacular. Hamer Hall, VAC, Melbourne, Australia: Cantor productions.
  • Walker, K., Willems, G., Clone-Still-SCM, C. (2008). Sonata in F for bassoon and piano, Opus 17. Resonate 2008: TRIO. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Sonata op. 31/2; Various; Preludes, Carnivale. Goosens Hall, Sydney, Australia: Gospel Pianos.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Sonata op.14/2; A door in the wall; Sonata op.57; Carnavale. Hochschule Fur Musik Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany: Hochschule Fur Musik Freiburg.
  • Willems, G. (2008). Sonata Op.31/2; Polonaises; Carnaval. Ballarat Grammar, Ballarat, Australia: Don Huntley Memorial Society.
  • Willems, G., Kinda, G., Leske, C., Bowman, C., Noble, G., Heagney, R., Smolyar, T., Solovei, M., Yemtsov, A., Halliday, A. (2008). The Steinway Spectacular. The Steinway Spectacular. Sydney Opera House and Hamer Hall, Sydney, Australia: Cantor Productions.

2007

  • Cowley, R., Willems, G. (2007). 1. Like to the Damask Rose; 2. A Song of Autumn; 3. The Wind at Dawn; 4. Shepherd's Song, Op 16 5. Säv, säv, susa (Sigh, sedges, sigh), Op 36 No 4; 6. Se'n har jag ej frågat mera (And I questioned them no further), Op 17 No 1; 7. Svarta rosor (Black roses), Op 36 No 1; 8. Ilalle (To evening), Op 17 No 6. Part performance of Songs of Sibelius, Grieg, Elgar and of the Hebrides. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic FM Music.
  • Thane, A., Willems, G. (2007). 1. Six Songs, Op 48 2. An Eriskay Love Lilt; 3. Hebridean Mother's Song; 4. The Wild Swan; 5. Isle of My Heart; 6. Rune of the Moon; 7. To the people who have gardens. Part performance of Songs of Sibelius, Grieg, Elgar and of the Hebrides. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic FM Music Details.
  • Leske, C., Rickard-Ford, P., Willems, G., Powell, E. (2007). 1. Variations on a theme by Paganini for 2 pianos 2. Display II Op.42 for 4 pianos 16 hands. Piano Doubles. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: SCM.
  • Willems, G., Powell, E., Herscovitch, D., Allan, J., McCallum, S., Rickard-Ford, P., Miller, D., Leske, C. (2007). Display II Op.42 for 4 pianos 16 hands. Sydney Conservatorium of Music presents Piano Doubles. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Willems, G., Blake, S., Thomas, R. (2007). Shostakovitch: Trio E minor no.2 Op.67. Kangaroo Valley Arts Festival: Music in November. Kangaroo Valley Arts Centre, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, Australia: Arts in the Valley Festival.
  • Willems, G. (2007). Sonata op.31/2; Preludes; Carnaval op.9. pilgrims church, Adelaide, Australia: Recital Australia p/l.

2006

  • Pallo, I., Willems, G., Conservatorium Orchestra, S. (2006). Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney NSW, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Willems, G. (2006). Reflections on Mozart, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Clone-Still-SCM, C., Pratt, D., Duke, L., Evrov, N., Herscovitch, D., Leske, C., McCallum, S., Powell, E., Rickard-Ford, P., Sheludiakova, N., Shovk, P., Tsai, J., Willems, G., Zhukov, K. (2006). Bolero for 6 pianos and flute. Sensational Sunday Series. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: SCM.

2005

  • Boersma, K., Willems, G. (2005). "Croquis" for Double Bass And Piano. Sunday Live. Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic.
  • Blake, S., West, E., Benedict, R., Todicescu, A., Boersma, K., Willems, G. (2005). Sextet in D, Op. 110. ABC Sunday Live concert. Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classic.

2004

  • Willems, G. (2004). 1.The Waltz Book (excerpts) 2.The Door in the Wall (Aust. premiere) 3.Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, op.57 'Appassionata' 4.Piano Sonata No.10 in G, op.14/2. Adelaide Festival. Elder Hall, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia: Adelaide Festival.

2003

  • Willems, G., Sinfonia, A., Walker, A., Doherty, D., Oguey, A., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D. (2003). 1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Op. 15 2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 19 3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 4. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58 5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73, 'Emperor'. On Beethoven Complete piano concertos, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

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