Charles Owen won all the major piano prizes while studying at the Royal College of Music, before completing his studies with Imogen Cooper. Together with Natalie Clein, he has recorded cello and piano sonatas by Brahms, Schubert, Rachmaninoff and Chopin for EMI. A disc of the 13 Nocturnes by Fauré, on the Avie label was released in 2008 to outstanding critical acclaim. This has been followed by Fauré’s Barcaroles. Charles Owen is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.