B i o g r a p h y

Prize winner at the 2018 Buxton Festival, Eden performs varied programmes in the UK, and across mainland Europe; as soloist, and as a collaborative musician with a variety of ensembles.

 

With a diverse and wide repertoire, Eden is commended for his intellectual, bold, and creative performances of demanding and thought provoking programmes. Eden maintains a particular interest in piano music of the early 20th century, and excels in performance of works by composer-pianists such as Busoni, Reger, and Godowsky.

 

Some highlights of Eden’s recent performing activity include: Beethoven Concerto No. 4, Bridge Piano Sonata (CBSO Centre, Birmingham); Liszt B minor Sonata (HMT Leipzig); Beethoven Sonata Op. 110, Scriabin 24 Preludes Op. 11 (Buxton Festival); and Liszt Réminiscences de Norma (Frederiksberg Rådhus).

 

Born in Nottingham, United Kingdom; Eden now lives in Copenhagen, where he is studying for a master’s degree  at The Royal Danish Academy of Music. His teachers are Jens Elvekjær, and Emil Gryesten. Previous studies include those with Dr Robert Markham, and Mikhail Kazakevich, at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, UK. Also, with Professor Alexander Meinel, at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater ‘Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’, in Leipzig, Germany.

 

Eden began studying the piano aged nine, performing publically only a year later. Eden has played in numerous lessons and masterclasses to many renowned musicians, including: Philip Edward Fisher, Peter Donohoe, Orit Wolf, Pascal Nemirovski, Jeremy Young, Rostislav Yovchev, and Gergely Bogányi.

© 2019 by Eden Walker • email: edenwalker (at) hotmail.com