B i o g r a p h y
Prize winner at the 2018 Buxton Festival, Eden Walker 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 programmes. He maintains a particular interest in piano music of the early 20th century, and enjoys discovering unduly neglected compositions.
Some highlight of Eden’s recent performing activity include: Beethoven's Concerto No. 4; Bridge's Piano Sonata (CBSO Centre, Birmingham); Liszt's B minor Sonata (HMT Leipzig); Beethoven's Sonata Op. 110, Scriabin's 24 Preludes Op. 11 (Buxton Festival); Liszt's Réminiscences de Norma (Frederiksberg Rådhus); Reger's 'Bach-Variations' (DKDM, Copenhagen)
Born in Nottingham, United Kingdom; Eden now lives in Hamburg, Germany. Eden is a teacher at the Staatliche Jugendmusikschule Hamburg.
Eden gained his master's degree in Piano and Pedagogy from The Royal Danish Academy of Music, his teacher was Prof. Jens Elvekjær. Previous studies include those with Dr Robert Markham, and Mikhail Kazakevich, at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, UK, where he gained a Bachelor's degree with honours.
He also studied with Prof. Alexander Meinel, at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, in Leipzig, Germany.