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 the Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Aldeburgh, Lucerne, Ludwigsburg, Heidelberg and Lockenhaus festivals.
He has appeared at major venues such as the Wigmore Hall in London, the Zurich Tonhalle, the Berlin Philharmonie, the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg and the Gasteig in 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 albums.
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, Nils Mönkemeyer, Anna Lucia Richter and Simon Bode. He also performs live improvisation to silent movies together with the percussionist Johannes Fischer.