British pianist Alice Pinto has performed as a concerto soloist with the Cheltenham Symphony and Cambridge Graduate Symphony orchestras and recent highlights have included recitals at St. John’s Smith Square, Kings Place, and for Icelandic national radio. She has collaborated with the Orchestra of the Swan and Orpheus Sinfonia and taken part in projects curated by the London Sinfonietta and the Roundhouse, Camden. Alice is a founder member of the Bryna Ensemble. Her own series of talks and concerts positioning the music of Brahms between that of the two Viennese ‘schools’, Intermezzo Project, will commence in September 2013.
Alice gained her MMus degree in Piano Performance and Research from the Royal Academy of Music in 2012, where she held a Richard Carne Scholarship and was shortlisted for the Jacob Barnes Scholarship. She was awarded the Anthony Lindsay Prize 2007, the Jaques Samuels Manager's Discretion Prize 2008, and was nominated for the Isabelle Bond Gold Medal in 2010. Alice previously held the Else and Leonard Cross Memorial Scholarship at the Royal College of Music Junior Department. She teaches piano at Junior Guildhall and Kings College London.