Australian Pianist, Producer and Presenter, Caroline Almonte, has a reputation as a gifted, versatile and sensitive artist.
She studied with Stephen McIntyre at the VCA and Oxana Yablonskaya at the Juilliard School, New York. She has won numerous awards, including the ABC Young Performer’s Awards and the international chamber music competition in Italy “Trio di Trieste”.
Caroline gives regular solo and chamber music recitals around Australia and overseas and has performed in the United States, Canada, UK, Italy, South America, Japan and China.
Her many musical collaborations include working with members of the Australia Ensemble, the ASQ, Escher and Flinders String Quartets, Yvonne Kenny, Ralph Kirschbaum, Ian Munro, Li Wei, Pieter Wispelway, Daniel Hope, Sarah Chang, Duo Sol and Sutherland Trio.
Caroline’s recording career highlights for ABC Classics includes the Peggy Glanville Hicks “Etruscan” Piano Concerto with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, chamber and vocal music. Caroline has recently returned from residencies at universities in New Zealand and China, including performances with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra.
Caroline teaches piano and Chamber music at the University of Melbourne.