Margalida Moll Salord is a concert pianist from Ciutadella de Menorca. She has been described as a ‘magnificent artist with a promising present and future of international success’ by the Spanish music magazine Consell Català de la Música.
She has performed as a soloist in venues such as Wigmore Hall, Steinway Hall, University of London, Charlton House, Menuhin Hall, Cultural Centre of the Russian Embassy of London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Blackheath Halls, St Mary Le Strand Church, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, St James’ Piccadilly Church, St Stephen’s Church, St Mary Abbots Church, St George’s Hannover Square among others. She has also toured Scotland performing in venues such as the Royal Overseas League. Margalida has performed extensively in Spain, offering concerts in the Ateneo Hall of Madrid, La Pedrera, or el Jardí dels Tarongers in Barcelona, the Saura Palace of Ciutadella de Menorca, the Reynolds Foundation Reynolds or Principal Theatre of Maó among others. In 2019, Margalida performed the Cyberbird Concerto by Takashi Yoshimatsu at the International Music Festival of Maó (Spain) with OCIM Orchestra.
Margalida recently completed her studies of Master of Performance in piano with Distinction at the Royal College of Music in London, where she studied with professor Gordon Fergus Thompson. During her academic career, she has been kindly supported by the Royal College of Music Pauline Hartley Award, Kathleen Trust, the Association of Artists of Madrid (AIE), St Marylebone Foundation, EMI Music Sound Foundation, or FIDAH Foundation. In 2016, she proudly performed a selection of pieces by Catalan composer Enrique Granados at the annual Festival of Piano at the Royal College of Music. The concert was streamed worldwide.
Born in Ciutadella de Menorca (Spain), she started to play the piano at the age of six with Andrea Piris. Aged ten, she had already won her first prize at the International Piano Competition Vila de Capdepera and at the Young Performers of Balearic Islands Competition. Successfully gaining a place and scholarship at the Yehudi Menuhin School (UK), an institution for musically gifted children, Margalida continued her musical studies under the guidance of professors Marcel Baudet and Renana Gutman. She soon progressed to study at the Royal College of Music to complete her Bachelor of Music with Honours, studying with professors Ruth Nye and Gordon Fergus-Thompson.
Margalida has received masterclasses by renowned musicians such as Miriam Batashvili, Piers Lane, David Dolan, and Josep Colom. She is also one of the artists of the Foundation Talent Unlimited of London, an institution that promotes talented emerging artists.
Future events include performing a solo piano programme at the University of Oxford next February 2024 and the recording of her first album.
Margalida enjoys teaching talented musicians, which led her to create the International Piano Academy in 2022.