Almira Emiri is an international concert pianist born in Albania. She started her musical education with Maria Rafaeli in „Jakov Xoxa“Music School in Fier (Albania). After winning the National Piano Competition at the age of 9, she gave her first recital and went on a concert tour in Italy.
From the age of 12, she continued her pianistic career and education in Hungary, where she was the winner of the National Piano Competition several times. She graduated from the Bela Bartok Conservatory and thereafter enrolled in the Franz List University of Music in Budapest and the University for Music and Arts in Graz, Austria. During these years, Almira won several several prices in International Piano Competitions. She graduated with honors the bachelor and master studies as a concert pianist and chamber musician.
In Graz, Almira founded her piano trio „Babameto Trio“ and the unique pianistic group „Degustation Pianistic“ later on the „Isralb Duo“ and various chamber music groups performing in Austria and other neighboring countries. She refined her pianistic proficiency amongst others with such outstanding pianists as Larisza Bornemissza, Mariann Ábrahám, Lehel Both, Annamaria Bodoky-Krause, Milana Chernyavska and Eugen Jakab. She also attended classes and master classes with Dimitri Bashkirov, Rudolf Kehrer, Vitaly Margulis, Alexander Satz und Livia Rév.
Since 2014 Almira is a jury member of the Piano Competition in Paris „Concours-Festival“ where she is encouraging young talents for performing Moderne and Contemporary music.
Almira masters a comprehensive repertoire of classical music, in particular as a soloist and chamber musician. She performed in numerous reputable concert halls and music festivals. Her chamber music concert series „Almira Emiri & Friends “had very good critics from the Hungarian audience. Selected concerts were recorded and transmitted in various TV and Radio channels.
Almira has performed in different festivals and concert halls such as : "Teatro di Marcello" Rome, "Opera House" Tirana, "Palace of Arts" Budapest, "Stefaniensaal" Graz, "Recanati Auditorium" Tel Aviv, "Music Academy" Budapest, "Music Academy" Tirana, "Music Academy" Zagrab, "Congress saal" Gleisdorf, "Congress saal" Leoben, "Minoritensaal" Graz, "Israel's National Library" Jerusalem, "Mumuth" Graz, "Hungarian Institute" Paris.