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Caroline Palmer (Piano)

Born: Singapore

The Singapore-born English pianist, Caroline Palmer, studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London with Edith Vogel and later continued her studies with Peter Wallfisch and Hans Keller. She won several prizes and also was a finalist in the Busoni Competition in Italy.

Since then Caroline Palmer has established a reputation as a chamber musician and soloist and has performed in the USA and throughout Europe. She has been a participant in various chamber music festivals in Europe and America. Alongside her career as a pianist she has been a piano professor at the Guildhall since 1990, where she coaches chamber repertoire as well as teaching individual students.

Caroline Palmer has made several recordings with many artists including the cello works of Robert Fuchs, Camille Saint-Saëns, Ferruccio Busoni and Gabriel Fauré. She has made numerous recordings as soloist and chamber musician for the BBC, and has also played for radio broadcasts and recordings in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Bulgaria and the USA. Recent engagements have included a televised performance in the Varna Festival, a recording of the Johannes Brahms violin sonatas with Krzysztof Smietana and recordings for BBC Radio 3.

 

Source: Guildhall School of Music & Drama Website; Steinunn Birna Ragnarsdóttir - Reykholt Music Festival Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2007)

Caroline Palmer: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Caroline Palmer

Steinunn Birna Ragnarsdóttir - Reykholt Music Festival

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