Endri Nini

Artist photo of Endri Nini - Piano

Endri Nini, a widely acclaimed artist both as a soloist and chamber musician, has won many awards in competitions such as the International piano competition of Ile de-France in Paris, the Premio Trio di Trieste, and the Kiejstut Bacewicz International Chamber Music Competition in Łódź. Born in Albania, Nini studied with Sontraud Speidel, Kevin Kenner, and Bernd Goetzke. In addition, he received important musical inspiration from Stephen Kovacevich, Aldo Ciccolini, and András Schiff. He went on to complete his chamber music training in Hanover with Markus Becker and Oliver Wille.

As a chamber musician, he has performed with leading musicians such as Albrecht Mayer, Sabine Meyer, Daniel Rowland, Gustav Rivinius, Elsbeth Moser, and Wolfgang Güttler. From 2012 to 2018, Nini was a founding member of the Flex Ensemble, with which he won several awards in prestigious international chamber music competitions, such as the first prize at the international Robert Schumann chamber music competition in Frankfurt and the first prize at the Gianni Bergamo Classic Music Award in Lugano.

In addition to two CD albums with the Flex Ensemble, The Arrival of Night and Au Suivant!, he has also released broadcast recordings for SWR, NDR, and Radio 4 Amsterdam. As a soloist he has performed with the Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra, Albanian Radio Television Symphony Orchestra, Karlsruhe Chamber Orchestra, and Tirana Chamber Orchestra.

He has also appeared in numerous concert halls such as the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Alte Oper Frankfurt, National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, and Meistersingerhalle Nuremberg as well as at the Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker, Heidelberger Frühling, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Annecy Festival, Prussia Cove, Goslar International Music Festival, and PODIUM Festival Esslingen.

Endri Nini teaches chamber music at the music universities in Rostock and Weimar and is artistic director of the Himara International Music Festival.

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CDs released by GENUIN

with Endri Nini

CD album cover 'Traum und Trauma' (GEN 24870) with Endri Nini, Friederike Starkloff

Traum und Trauma

Werke von Schulhoff, Debussy, Janácek und Antheil aus einer innovativen und zukunftsweisenden Epoche

Endri Nini Piano
Friederike Starkloff Violin

GEN 24870  –  3.5.2024

CD album cover 'Momentum' (GEN 22796) with Antoaneta Emanuilova, Endri Nini


Werke für Cello und Klavier von Beethoven, Brahms und Schumann

Antoaneta Emanuilova Cello
Endri Nini Piano

GEN 22796  –  2.9.2022