THE KEYBOARD CHARITABLE TRUST
for Young Professional Performers
Patron: SIR ANTONIO PAPPANO
2016: SILVER JUBILEE
2017 PRIZEWINNER’S CONCERT
WIGMORE HALL – TUESDAY 24 JANUARY 2017 AT 7.30 PM
He combines in his playing youthful freshness and vitality with a maturity well beyond his age. Paul Badura-Skoda
This young pianist is not only an extraordinary technician, but moreover, he is a real musician, having a very strong personality, intelligence and capacity to underline details – he is capable of building and communicating a real vision of music. His marvellous way of playing creates touching emotions and sensations that strike you deeply. Which is why he is so good. Süddeutsche Zeitung
... a true concert artist. He has his own unique and captivating vision of music... ... He is in possession of a powerful musical personality, stellar technique, high quality of piano sound, all of which creates a powerful emotional involvement of the listeners. Alexander Toradze
Romanian-Italian pianist Emanuel Rimoldi was born in Italy. He studied piano and composition at the ‘G. Verdi’ Conservatory in Milan. From 2009 - 2015, he studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Elissò Virsaladze and attended masterclasses with Dina Yoffe, Boris Petrushansky and Vladimir Ashkenazy.
Emanuel won First Prize at the Cantù piano competition (Italy) in 2013; and First Prize in the 2013 ‘Top of the World’ competition in Tromsø (Norway), which led to him joining the ‘Steinway Prizewinners’ Concert Network’ and performing in some of the most prestigious halls and festivals in Europe, including his debut at the Leipzig Gewandhaus (broadcast by Radio MDR and by the European Broadcasting Union), and giving a series of concerts in Moscow and a recital with Elissò Virsaladze. His performances have received outstanding reviews in such publications as the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Leipziger Volkszeitung, Hamburger Abendblatt, MusicWeb International and Daily Music.
In the 2015-16 season, he made his debut at the Sendesaal, Hanover for NDR Radio, performed at the Miami Piano Festival and gave a series of concerts in Germany for the Keyboard Trust. In the 2016-17 season, he will give two recitals in Mexico for the Trust and will also perform in Italy, France, Germany, the UK, USA and Japan.
Mozart Piano Sonata No.8 in A minor K310
Schumann Humoreske op.20
Verdi/Liszt "Danza sacra e duetto finale" from Aida
Rachmaninov 10 Preludes op.23
£30, £25, £20, £15, £10
£5 Student tickets available. Please call Box Office and quote ‘Student Offer’
Under 35s Ticket Scheme available (booking opens 10.30am Friday 11 November)
Discount of 10% for groups of 12 or more.
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