Nicholas Rimmer was born in England and studied at Clare College, Cambridge as well as in Hanover, Berlin and Cologne. As a pianist with a particular focus on chamber music and the song repertoire, he performs regularly at festivals such as Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Aldeburgh, Schwetzingen, Ludwigsburg and Heidelberg. He has appeared at major venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Tonhalle Zurich, Berlin Philharmonie, Laeiszhalle Hamburg and the Gasteig Munich, and has performed as a soloist with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and the Heidelberger Symphoniker. His varied discography includes three successful albums with Nils Mönkemeyer as well as two solo CDs. This is his second recording for Naxos following his acclaimed recording with Tianwa Yang of the complete works for violin and piano of Wolfgang Rihm (8.572730), which received a Diapason d’Or, a Pizzicato Supersonic Award and an International Record Review ‘Outstanding’ Award. His regular ensembles include a classical piano trio, the Trio Gaspard, and the Trio Belli-Fischer-Rimmer which performs in the unique combination of trombone, percussion and piano. Nicholas Rimmer regularly collaborates with a diverse range of musicians including Maximilian Hornung, Christiane Iven, Nils Mönkemeyer, Lena Neudauer, Anna Lucia Richter, Gabriel Schwabe, Jakob Spahn and Tianwa Yang. He also performs live improvisation to silent movies together with the percussionist Johannes Fischer.
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