Emanuel Rimoldi & the RusQuartet at Bösendorfer-Loft-Philharmonic, Moscow

Bösendorfer-Loft-Philharmonic, Moscow — 3 March 2017


Schumann Quintet op.44 

S. Rachmaninov Elegiaque Trio №1.



Emanuel Rimoldi was born in Milan and has an Italian father and a Romanian mother. He studied piano and composition at the Verdi Conservatory in Milan, receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree ‘magna cum laude’. He went on to study, for five years, at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Elissò Virsaladze, graduating with the highest degree. He is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hanover with Arie Vardi.

Emanuel has won several international competitions in Italy including the ‘Ettore Pozzoli’ in Seregne and the ‘Città di Cantù. In 2013, he won First Prize in the international ‘Top of the World’ piano competition in Tromsø (Norway); and in 2016, he won the First Grand Prize and the ‘Ivo Pogorelich’ Prize in the first Manhattan International Music competition.

After he won the top prize in Tromsø, he joined the ‘Steinway Prizewinners’ Concert Network’ and has performed in some of the most prestigious halls and festivals in Europe. His recital at the Leizig Gewandhaus was broadcast by MDR and by the European Broadcasting Union; his recital at the NDR-Sendesaal in Hanover was broadcast by NDR; his performance at the Munich Kammer Musik Festival was broadcast by ARD; and his concert at the Munich Gasteig was broadcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk. He has also performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Philharmonie in Luxembourg, the Salle Cortot in Paris, the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow, the Museum of Art in Tel Aviv, the Verdi Hall in Milan, the Opera in Rome and at the Reform Club in London.

Festival appearances include performances at the 69th International Chopin Piano Festival in Poland, broadcast by national Polish radio, the 22nd Sala Beethoven Festival in Mexico and at the Miami Piano Festival.

He has given several recitals for the Keyboard Trust in Germany and Mexico; and future performances, also supported by the Trust, include further performances in the UK and in Italy, Russia and the USA. He will also tour in Japan.