Ian Tilley

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Fiona Pears & Connor Hartley-Hall - 'South of France', released March 1st 2020. More information can be found here.

Ian Tilley, record producer and musician, has produced and co-produced albums for many of the biggest names in the Classical-crossover genre, including Gold and Platinum selling artists, Aled Jones, Hayley Westenra, Libera, All Angels and The Choirboys. Many of these albums have received BRIT nominations and have enjoyed success at the top of the classical charts. Ian works with most of the major labels including Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Classic FM and BMG.

As well as being a classically trained pianist and singer, Ian is also a composer and arranger, writing and arranging for many of the artists he produces.




Aled Jones & Russell Watson - In Harmony Aled Jones & Russell Watson - In Harmony

Ian's recent production work has included two albums for Aled Jones and Russell Watson on the BMG label. 'In Harmony' was released on the 9th November 2018 and went straight to number eight in the UK pop album chart. The follow up album 'Back In Harmony' was released on November 1st 2019 and spent several weeks at the top of the UK classical chart.

Fiona Pears - South of France

Ian has just finished producing an album for NZ violinist/composer Fiona Pears and guitarist Connor Hartley-Hall. 'South of France' will be released on March 1st 2020.


Fiona Pears Ian Tilley Live

Ian has also become well known for his live work as Musical Director for artists such as Hayley Westenra and Aled Jones. He spent four years travelling the world with Hayley and fellow Kiwi Fiona Pears. They played everywhere from the Sydney Opera House to the famous Joe’s pub in NYC. Ian is currently a member of Fiona Pears’ NZ band, playing piano and keys and touring New Zealand extensively.


IanTilley Recording Engineer

Over the years Ian has worked as a recording engineer on numerous productions for CD release, TV and radio, so is very much hands on in the studio. Since producing records, Ian has joined forces with the fantastic engineer, Steve Lowe, who he has worked with on and off for the last twenty years. Between them they have over forty years experience in the studio environment, which proves invaluable during every session.