Konstantin Krimmel, with German-Romanian roots, first got in touch with music singing at the St. George's Choir Boys in Ulm. Even in his student days, Konstantin Krimmel developed a special love for the concert and lied repertoire; since then, he has won numerous competitions, including the German Music Competition 2019 as well as 1st prize at the International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition and the 2nd prize at the International Singing Competition 'Das Lied' in Heidelberg. He has performed recitals at the Kölner Philharmonie, the Deutsche Opern Berlin, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Oper Frankfurt, the Heidelberger Frühling, the Schubertíada, the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, as well as in Madrid, in London (Wigmore Hall) and at the Lied Festival in Oxford. He is a member of the BBC New Generation Artists (2021-2023) and the Bavarian Opera, where he has performed, among others, the roles of Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos) and Yoshio (Hanjo).
Born in Jerusalem, he began playing piano at the age of four. Developing an early love for the art song, Ammiel is internationally recognised as a leading song pianist of his generation and performs regularly at notable venues across Europe, North America, Africa, Asia and Australia. After initial studies in South Africa, where he raised, he furthered his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” in Leipzig and at the Conservatoire Nationale Supérieur de Musique in Paris. Ammiel is a prize-winner at numerous competitions, including the Wigmore Hall Competition in London or the International Schubert Competition in Stuttgart. One of the last private students of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, he mentors regularly at Thomas Hampson’s Heidelberg Lied Academy. In addition to his activities as a pianist, Ammiel is also active as a musicologist and specializes in research on Schubert and Wagner.
Ammiel Bushakevitz, piano
Roger Vignoles, piano
Daniel Gerzenberg, piano