"Abbate breathes life into piano-writing that is frequently sparse but in which every shift of rhythm or colour speaks volumes."
"... complete assurance and clear dedication"
International Record Review
Described as 'an amazingly talented pianist' by Musica, Emma Abbate performs with many of the leading singers and instrumentalists of her generation.
Emma has made a series of acclaimed recordings devoted to Italian vocal chamber music, the latest of which is the world-première Franco Alfano: Songs with the leading Italian dramatic soprano Anna Pirozzi. Previously, Emma has recorded Sera d'inverno: Songs by Ildebrando Pizzetti with mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Shakespeare Sonnets with bass-baritone Ashley Riches, all on Resonus Classics.
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.full biography »