Born in Hamburg, Germany, award-winning concert pianist Immanuel Voigt was awarded a scholarship in 2013 for two years of postgraduate studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, which he completed with a Master of Arts degree in Piano Performance in 2015.
He has appeared as solo pianist and chamber musician in venues across the UK and abroad, most recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, London’s St. Martin in the Fields, Haddo House, Scotland, Erin Arts Centre on the Isle of Man, Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre, in the Dora Stoutzker Hall and in the Swansea and Cardiff Mansion House.
He was a finalist of the 2015 Chopin Competition held at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and was a finalist and prize winner at the 2014 EPTA piano competition in Manchester. Other recent prizes include the 1st Prize at the Beethoven Sonata Competition of the Scotland Music Festival 2013 and the 1st Prize at the Ogston Music Prize in 2012.
Immanuel has worked in masterclasses with internationally renowned artists including Freddy Kempf, Nicolai Demidenko, Martin Roscoe, Steven Osborne, Nelson Gorner, Christian Ihle Hadland, Mikhail Kazakevich, Leslie Howard, Tamara Stefanovich, Louis Schwizgebel, Llyr Williams, Benjamin Frith and Peter Hill. An experienced solo pianist, he also plays in orchestral and chamber-music settings and works with singers and instrumentalists.
Alongside his performing career he is a passionate and sought-after piano teacher and acts as Director of his own music school Music Central, which he founded in 2015 together with his partner Daphne Chook.
Immanuel also works for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama playing classical as well as light music for functions and events and is available for private hire.