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Ingrid Fliter

Ingrid Fliter
Born (1973-09-23) 23 September 1973 (age 46)
OriginBuenos Aires, Argentina
Years active1984–present

Íngrid Fliter (born September 23, 1973, Buenos Aires) is an Argentinian pianist. She began her formal piano studies with Elizabeth Westerkamp. Her first public appearance in recital was at age 11, and she made her concerto debut at the Teatro Colón at age 16.[1][2]

Music career

In 1992, on the advice of Martha Argerich, Fliter moved to Europe, and continued her studies with Vitalj Margulis at the Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg. She later was a student with Carlo Bruno in Rome, and with Franco Scala and Boris Petrushansky at the Academy "Incontri col Maestro", Imola. She has participated in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Alexander Lonquich and Louis Lortie. She also counts Zoltán Kocsis as a mentor.[1]

Fliter won several competitions in her native Argentina and in Europe, first prize winner at the Cantu International Competition and fourth prize winner at the Ferruccio Busoni Competition in Italy. In 2000, she was awarded the silver medal at the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Fliter was the fifth recipient of the 2006 Gilmore Artist Award,[3] and the first woman to win this award.[4] She was a New Generation Artist for BBC Radio 3 for the period 2007–2009.

Fliter made her United States debut as the featured soloist on a tour with the Warsaw Philharmonic and Kazimierz Kord in January/February 2002. Her first concerto appearance with a US orchestra was with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in January 2006.[5]

Personal life

Fliter lives in Lake Como, Italy with her husband, clarinetist Anton Dressler.[6]


Year of issue Album details Recording date(s) Record label
2007 Ingrid Fliter plays Beethoven & Chopin[7] February 14, 2005 VAI
2008 Ingrid Fliter ~ Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3; Ballade No. 4; Barcarolle; Mazurkas; Impromptu; Waltzes[8] May 16 and October 18–20, 2007 EMI Classics
2009 Ingrid Fliter ~ Chopin: Complete Waltzes[9] May 11–14, 2009 EMI Classics
2011 Ingrid Fliter ~ Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 17, 23[10] Between late December 2010 and mid–January 2011 EMI Classics
2014 Ingrid Fliter / Jun Märkl / Scottish Chamber Orchestra ~ Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concertos[11] June 7–9, 2013 Linn Records
2014 Ingrid Fliter ~ Frédéric Chopin: Preludes[12] June 9–12, 2014 Linn Records


  1. ^ a b James R. Oestreich (16 January 2006). "Stealth Benefactors Find Their Mark". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-29.
  2. ^ La Fura, en el Liceo | Edición impresa | EL PAÍS 29 Oct 2007 "Dirige piezas de Barber, Schubert, Wagner y el Primer concierto, de Chopin, con Íngrid Fliter como solista "
  3. ^ Charlotte Smith (25 January 2006). "Ingrid Fliter named 2006 Gilmore Artist". Gramophone. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-13.
  4. ^ Anthony Tommasini (23 March 2007). "A Pianist Displays the Form of a Winner". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-29.
  5. ^ Steve Smith (14 August 2006). "At Caramoor, a Pianist Shows Why She's Also a Winner". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-29.
  6. ^ Duchen, Jessica (July 18, 2014). "She's queen of the Proms". The Jewish Chronicle. PressReader. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Ingrid Fliter Plays Beethoven & Chopin". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  8. ^ "Ingrid Fliter ~ Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3; Ballade No. 4; Barcarolle; Mazurkas; Impromtu; Waltzes". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  9. ^ "Ingrid Fliter ~ Chopin: Complete Waltzes". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  10. ^ "Ingrid Fliter ~ Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 17, 23". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  11. ^ "Ingrid Fliter / Jun Märkl / Scottish Chamber Orchestra ~ Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concertos". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  12. ^ "Ingrid Fliter ~ Frédéric Chopin: Preludes". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-09-14.

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