Nelson Goerner – piano
Born in Argentina, Nelson Goerner studied with Jorge Garrubba, Juan Carlos Arabian and Carmen Scalcione. He won 1st Prize in the 1986 Franz Liszt Competition (Buenos Aires) leading to a scholarship to study with Maria Tipo at the Geneva Conservatoire, followed by 1st Prize at the 1990 Geneva Competition. He has performed with major orchestras and conductors including the Philharmonia, Deutsche Symphonie Berlin, London Philharmonic and Suisse Romande orchestras. He has appeared at the Proms and at festivals including Salzburg, Edinburgh, Schleswig-Holstein and Verbier. A keen chamber musician, Nelson Goerner has collaborated with artists such as Martha Argerich, Janine Jansen, Steven Isserlis and Gary Hoffman.He featured in the Wigmore Hall’s Artist Portrait series at the Wigmore Hall, London and has given recitals throughout Europe, and in San Francisco and Buenos Aires. Recent recordings of Chopin, Schumann and Debussy received BBC Music Magazine and Diapason d’Or awards.