Edoardo Torbianelli (*1970)
Edoardo Torbianelli, born 1970 in Trieste, Italy, continued his studies - after having received his diploma in piano and cembalo from the Conservatorio Tartini of Trieste (Italy) - at the Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale dei Filarmonici di Torino (Italy) with Prof. Jean Fassina, followed by the Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium of Antwerp (Belgium) with Robert Groslot, Jaques De Tiège and Jos van Immerseel, and finally at the Tillburg Conservatory of Brabant, where he obtained a masters degree in performance.
Since 1991 he has continuously studied the historical rules of performance practice, concentrating on the classical and romantic periods.
Torbianelli is prize winner of several international competitions (a.o.: International Piano Competition “Emmanuel Durlet” 1993 and 1996; Musica Antiqua, Bruges 1995). and has performed in concerts (also on historical instruments) in most European countries, and his CD recordings have been praised by the international music critics.
From 1993 to 1998 he has taught piano and chamber music at the Royal Conservatory of Flanders (Belgium), and since 1998 he has taught historical keyboard instruments and chamber music besides his position as assistant in the domain of esthetic and practical performance practices of Romantic period repertoire at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basle, Switzerland, concurrently holding a similar position (since 2009) at the Higher Art School of Bern (Switzerland). Additionally, he appeares as a guest professor in other institutions.