Wigmore Hall - Emanuel Rimoldi
Wigmore Hall — 24 January 2017, 19:30
The Keyboard Trust Prizewinners Series
MOZART Piano Sonata No.8 in A minor K310
SCHUMANN Humoreske in B flat Op.20
VERDI/LISZT “Danza sacra e duetto finale” from Aida
RACHMANINOV 10 Preludes Op.23
Emanuel Rimoldi was born in Milan and 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.
In 2013 Emanuel won 1st Prize at the Cantù Piano Competition (Italy) and 1st Prize in the ‘Top of the World International Piano Competition’ in Tromsø (Norway), and in 2016 won First Grand Prize and the Ivo Pogorelich Prize at the Manhattan Competition.
He has given recitals in many of the world’s major cities including a series of concerts in Moscow and a recital with Elissò Virsaladze.
After Emanuel won the ‘Top of the World’ international competition, he joined the ‘Steinway Prize Winner Concerts Network’ and has performed in some of the most prestigious halls and festivals in Europe. He also made his concert debut at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig which was broadcast by Radio MDR and by the European Broadcasting Union.
In the 2015–16 season, he made his debut at the Sendesaal, Hanover for NDR Radio, performed at the the Miami Piano Festival at Carnegie Hall, 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.