Nelson Goerner is one of today’s greatest classical pianists. He is heralded for his performances of the highest art and poetry, while at the same time possessing exhilarating and masterful conviction.
Nelson Goerner gave recitals on some of the world’s most important stages, and has performed with many of today’s major orchestras. A keen chamber musician, Nelson Goerner has collaborated with artists such as Martha Argerich (in repertoire for two pianos), Janine Jansen, Steven Isserlis and Gary Hoffman. More recently, he perfromed in a a series of duo recitals with Sol Gabetta in Italy and Renaud Capuçon in Switzerland.
Nelson Goerner was born in San Pedro, Argentina, in 1969 and was awarded First Prize in the Franz Liszt Competition in Buenos Aires in 1986. This led to a scholarship to work with Maria Tipo at the Geneva Conservatoire. Nelson Goerner still lives in Switzerland with his wife and son. He is a proud and active supporter of the humanitarian organisation, Ammala.