Described as 'an amazingly talented pianist' by Musica, Emma Abbate performs with many of the leading singers and instrumentalists of her generation.

Emma is releasing a series of recordings devoted to 20th century Italian vocal chamber music, the latest of which is the world-première Sera d'inverno: Songs by Ildebrando Pizzetti with the critically acclaimed mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp for Resonus Classics. She previously recorded the world-première disc of Shakespeare Sonnets by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco with the BBC New Generation Artist Ashley Riches, also for Resonus Classics.

She has also released the second volume of Mozart's complete piano duets on period instruments with Julian Perkins for Resonus Classics. Emma's recent world-première recording of Stephen Dodgson's piano quintets with the Tippett Quartet for Toccata Classics has been named a Musicweb International Recording Of The Year 2017.

Based in London, Emma is a professor at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, a staff coach at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and has taught at the Verbier Festival Academy.

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Upcoming performances

  • Recital with cellist Evva Mizerska

    Wednesday 13th November 2019 at 7.30pm

    Rothamsted Manor Recitals

  • Beethoven Triple Concerto with violinist Miriam Kramer and cellist Evva Mizerska

    Sunday 1st December 2019 at 2.30pm

    Gala Concert with Isle of Man Symphony Orchestra

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