Emelia Noack-Wilkinson


Australian pianist Emelia Noack-Wilkinson is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, earning a Master of Performance in piano with distinction while studying with Iain Burnside, Eugene Asti, Andrew West, and Pamela Lidiard. She also completed a year as a junior fellow there and is currently accompaniment staff, most notably playing for the classes of soprano Yvonne Kenny. Prior to this, she completed a Bachelor's degree in Musicology at the University of Sydney and Sydney Conservatorium while studying piano privately with Elizabeth Green.

An experienced accompanist, Emelia has performed at Wigmore Hall at the 2023 finals of the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards with soprano Holly Brown, at the semi-finals of the 2022 Kathleen Ferrier Awards with baritone Alaric Green, for Richard Bonynge at his 90th birthday celebration in Sydney, and for Graham Johnson's lecture/recital on the music of Francis Poulenc in Milton Court. She has also played in masterclasses led by Roberta Alexander, Tobias Truniger, Ann Murray, and Mark Padmore.

In 2023, Emelia recorded lesser-known 20th century Russian repertoire at Wigmore Hall with Guildhall singers under the tutelage of accompanist Iain Burnside and Russian scholar Philip Bullock.

She also participated in the UK-Russia year of song in 2020, which involved a performance at the Steinway Hall in London and masterclasses and a performance at the Rimsky-Korsakov Museum in St. Petersburg.

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