Ingrid Fliter (2006)
Argentine pianist Ingrid Fliter has won the admiration and hearts of audiences around the world for her passionate yet thoughtful and sensitive music making played with an effortless technique. Winner of the 2006 Gilmore Artist Award, one of only a handful of pianists and the only woman to have received this honor, Ms. Fliter divides her time between North America and Europe.
Ingrid Fliter made her American orchestral debut with the Atlanta Symphony, just days after the announcement of her Gilmore award. Since then she has appeared with the Cleveland and Minnesota Orchestras, Los Angeles Philharmonic, the San Francisco, St. Louis, National, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, Puerto Rico, Vancouver and Milwaukee symphonies among others, as well as at the Mostly Mozart, Grant Park, Aspen, Ravinia, Blossom and Brevard festivals. Equally busy as a recitalist, Ms. Fliter has performed in New York at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, the Metropolitan Museum and the 92nd Street Y, at Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, and in Boston, San Francisco, Vancouver and Detroit as well as for the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth.
In Europe and Asia, Ms. Fliter has performed with orchestras and in recital in Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Frankfurt, Salzburg, Cologne, and Tokyo and participated in festivals such as La Roque D’Antheron, Prague Autumn and The World Pianist Series in Tokyo. Recent engagements abroad include appearances with the Rotterdam, Israel, Hong Kong, Monte Carlo, Osaka, Helsinki and Royal Stockholm Philharmonics, the BBC Symphony and Philharmonia in London, Sydney Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra; as well as recitals in Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Prague, Tokyo, Sydney and in London at both Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Highlights of Ingrid Fliter’s 14/15 season included her debut with the New World Symphony and re-engagements with the Toronto, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Seattle, Utah and Nashville symphonies as well as with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. Internationally, she works with London’s Philharmonia Orchestra as well as with the Danish National Symphony and the Scottish and Swedish Chamber Orchestras.
An exclusive Linn Records recording artist, Fliter’s latest CD of Chopin Preludes was selected as Editor’s Choice by Gramophone magazine in November 2014. This followed a recording of Chopin Concertos with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra for the label. Previously, Fliter recorded for EMI.
Born in Buenos Aires in 1973, Ingrid Fliter gave her first public recital at age 11 and made her professional orchestra debut at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires at age 16. In 1992, she moved to Europe and continued her studies at the Freiburg Hochschule für Musik and later in both Rome and Imola, Italy. Fliter now resides outside New York City.