"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.
2020 sees Emma's recording of Carl Maria von Weber's complete keyboard duets on period instruments with Julian Perkins for Deux-Elles. Emma has also made 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 acclaimed mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp on 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 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 »
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