Concert pianist with a PhD in Music Performance practice and solo performances at Carnegie Hall in New York City;
She made her debut as a soloist with orchestra at the age of nine, under the baton of Ferdinand Leitner; later she performed with orchestras such as Rome Symphony Orchestra, the European Union Chamber Orchestra, the Curtis Chamber Orchestra, the Italian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Aargauer Symphonieorchester and many others. In 2005 she made her debut at Carnegie Hall under the baton of Leon Fleisher. She performed in such venues as the Concergebouw of Amsterdam, the Royal Academy in London (during the Messiaen Festival 2008), the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Chopin Institute of Warsaw, the Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and other festivals such as “Imago Sloveniae”, “Woerthersee Classics”, “MITO Settembre Musica” and many others. She performed both recitals and concertos with orchestra in Italy, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Israel, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands and Slovenia, and was often broadcast by national radio and TV programs (RAI, ORF, AVRO Klassiek, Polish and Slovenian Radio and TV etc.).
Her most important recordings include Respighi’s Toccata for piano and orchestra (to be published soon by Brilliant Classics), two albums for “Velut Luna” (Schubert’s complete Impromptus, and “Mors&Vita”, with works by Mussorgskij and Messiaen, both issued in 2012) and a selection of Mozart’s Piano Concertos for “Panorama”.
Her first book dates 2005, and is a study on Mozart’s piano and opera music, prefaced by Paul Badura Skoda. Later she wrote other musicological books, mostly published by Effatà, and her PhD thesis has been recently published by Lambert Academic Publishing. She also wrote several musicological articles for important Italian and international journals, and is often invited as a speaker at musicological conferences in Europe and the USA; she also gives seminars for Italian and British universities. She teaches musicology at the Theological University of Emilia Romagna and piano at the Perosi Institute in Biella.
Since 2007 she gives annual cycles of lectures and concerts for the private university “Studio Filosofico Domenicano” in Bologna.
CD recordings for Brilliant Classics and others.
2012, University of Birmingham: PhD in Music Performance Practice
2006, University of Venice: MPhil in Musicology
2004, University of Rome: Master's in Musicology
2003, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome: Master's in Piano
2001, Swiss Association of Music Pedagogy: Diplome de Virtuosité in Piano
1999, Conservatory of Turin: Diploma in Piano
Private piano studies with Ilonka Deckers, Paul Badura Skoda, Konstantin Bogino
Master classes with A. Lonquich, A. Ciccolini, C. Zacharias, L. Fleisher, M. Bilson, S. Kovacevich
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