ABOUT THE INFINITY DUO
Inspired by the project, Natalia and Emmy started a duo also named “Infinity” in November 2017, playing together not only pieces inspired by circular breathing but also chamber works for flute and piano of various epochs.
TEAM / Emmy Wils, piano
Emmy Wils displayed an extraordinary musical talent while still a small child. She was nine when she started taking piano lessons from Johan Bossers, a teacher at a local music school in Tongeren, eastern Belgium. In 2012 she enrolled at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels, where she studied with Piet Kuijken and Hans Ryckelynck. She obtained her M.A. degree in 2018 under the supervision of Boyan Vodenitcharov. She also developed her skills with Peter Waas at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar.
She has participated in masterclasses given by such prominent pianists as Wolfgang Manz, Massimiliano Mainolfi, Christian Wilm Müller, Lukáš Vondráçek, Boris Giltburg, Stephen Kovacevich, and Yury Martynov. Emmy is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including Cantabile Piano Competition, Belfius Classics, Stephan de Jonghe, Concours de piano de Liège, Concours Andrée Charlier, Vrienden Cultuurprijs Tilburg, and Triomphe de l’Art.
She made solo orchestral debut at the age of 16, performing Chopin’s E minor Concerto. She has also developed a career in chamber music, with appearances at such prestigious festivals as B-Classic Festival of Flanders. She is the founder of Sonos Ensemble, a Brussels-based group of 11 musicians performing in various instrumental combinations.