Piano and Vocal Accompaniment Coordinator
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444
Area of WorkProfessorial Staff - Piano
Much in demand as an accompanist, Eugene Asti has performed with many great artists including Dame Felicity Lott, Dame Margaret Price, Nancy Argenta and Elizabeth Connell, in places such as the Wigmore Hall, the Rome Opera House, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Paris, Madrid, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Vancouver, and New York. He devised recital series for St. John’s Smith Square and St. George’s Brandon Hill to mark the Brahms and Mendelssohn anniversaries in 1997, and in 1999 planned a series for St. John’s Smith Square to mark the Poulenc and Strauss anniversaries. For the 2002/3 season, he devised a recital series involving many high-profile musicians for St. John’s Smith Square to honour Robert Schumann. He has done much recording work for the BBC, most recently including several broadcasts for Radio 3’s Voices programme with Sophie Daneman, Sarah Connolly, Christine Rice, Stephan Loges and Rebecca Evans. Other engagements have included recitals with Dame Felicity Lott, Alison Buchanan, Sophie Daneman, Rebecca Evans, Susan Gritton, Stephan Loges and James Rutherford, including live broadcasts from Wigmore Hall, the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and at New York’s Weill Recital Hall and Lincoln Center.
For more information, visit Eugene Asti’s website.
Eugene Asti & Sophie Karthäuser
Mozart - Abendempfindung, K.523
Qualifications/ Educational Background
Eugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his BMus and MA.
Various songs and duets by Felix Mendelssohn with Sophie Daneman and Nathan Berg (Hyperion)
Songs by Fanny Mendelssohn with Susan Gritton (Hyperion)
Songs by Eric Coates with tenor Richard Edgar-Wilson (Marco Polo)
Songs and duets by Felix Mendelssohn with Sophie Daneman and Stephan Loges (Hyperion)
Complete songs of Clara Schumann with Susan Gritton and Stephan Loges (Hyperion)
‘Voices’, BBC Radio 3
Eugene also teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
- Fulbright Scholarship
- Ferdinand Rauter Memorial Prize (Richard Tauber Competition)
- Megan Foster Prize (Maggie Teyte Competition)