"Edoardo Torbianelli, born 1970 in Trieste (Italy), obtained his diploma for piano and harpsichord at the conservatory of his town.
He continued his studies at the "Scuola di alto Perfezionamento Musicale dei Filarmonici di Torino" with Prof. Jean Fassina, at the Royal college of Music at Antwerpen (Belgium), and at the Catholic University of Brabant (Netherlands), where he obtained concert degrees for piano, harpsichord and chamber music.
He developed a keen interest in historical performance practice through partecipation in several specialized seminars and courses and by intensive research of historical sources, concentrating especially on the classical and romantic periods.
At the same time he continued university studies in literature and languages.
Torbianelli was a prize winner at the Emmanuel Durlet International Piano Competition in 1993 and 1996 and at the international fortepiano competition in Bruges in 1995.
Since then he has performed with critical acclaim in Italy, Belgium, Netherland, Germany, Switzerland, Slovenja and Denmark at many international festivals including: Festival van Vlaanderen, Festival de Wallonie, Flamish Opera, Royal Philarmonic of Flanders, Schubert Society Roskilde, Gesellschaft Freunde Alter Musik Basel, Musica Franconia and Musica Antiqua Konzerte Nurnberg, Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Festival di Musica Antica Urbino, Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna.
He has performed on the historical instruments in the collections of: Deutsches Museum Muenchen, Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nurnberg, Beethoven-Haus Museum Bonn, Museum Vleeshuis Antwerpen. " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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