Avishka Edirisinghe


Avishka Edirisinghe is a British-Sri Lankan pianist and a final year student on the joint Physics and Music Performance degree course at Imperial College London and the Royal College of Music, where he studies Piano with Nigel Clayton and Collaborative Piano with Simon Lepper. Avishka enjoys playing as a solo pianist, but has a special interest in the collaborative side of piano playing. At university, he regularly accompanies singers in performance classes, concerts and masterclasses, as well as accompanying choirs. His work with musicians at RCM has led him to win prizes such as the Gregynog Young Accompanist of the Year award in 2019, the Pianists Prize at the 2020 AESS Courtney Kenny awards, the pianists prize at the RCM English Song preliminaries, and he was selected to be a Leeds Lieder Young Artist for 2020 with mezzo-soprano Esme Bronwen-Smith.

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