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Institution: Eesti Muusika-ja Teatriakadeemia Tallinn

Kristi Kapten


Kristi Kapten is an Estonian concert pianist. She is the winner of the Tallinn International Piano Competition (2011) and holds a phD in artistic research. As a soloist Kristi has given concerto performances and recitals in many European countries and in China. She has performed in festivals like Concerti del Tempietto (Rome, Italy), Edinburgh International Festival, St Magnus International Festival (UK) and Palermo Classica (Italy). As a sensitive stage partner Kristi has established partnerships with outstanding singers and instrumentalists. Her piano trio, formed in Glasgow in 2011, has become a well-known ensemble among Scottish audiences. The Kapten Trio was chosen for Chamber Music Scotland`s Residency Project in the years 2017 – 2019. Kristi has studied at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Bachelor; phD) with Prof. Peep Lassmann and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Masters) with Prof. Fali Pavri. Kristi teaches Vocal Chamber Music at the EAMT and supervises students in artistic research.