Activities and projects

 

Pianist of the Ardorè Duo, the Avant Piano trio, the Rest Ensemble and the Imago Sonora Ensemble. Harpsichordist of Il Quadro Animato Ensemble, fortepianist of Cangiante Professional Accompanist at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and  at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London.

I have composed a fair amount of pieces which have been recorded and performed all over Europe. Have a look at the catalog: I am happy to send you the music.

Conducting teacher (since 2016) at the International Masterclasses Narni - Mozart Italia Terni.

Honorary Life President of Peterborough Sings!

I have recorded five CDs published by Sheva Contemporary and Da Vinci Edition. Four more to come in 2019 and 2020!

Riccardo Malipiero Rediscovery, a collaboration with Suvini Zerboni and Brilliant Records.

Recording Peter Seabourne "Steps volume 5" for Sheva Collection.

Recording Peter Seabourne "Steps volume 5" for Sheva Collection.

 

Ensembles

Il Quadro Animato
late baroque and early classical

 Cangiante
classical and pre-romantic music

Ardorè Duo
violin and piano

Avant Piano Trio
violin, cello and piano

Rest Ensemble
baroque and contemporary music

Imago Sonora Ensemble
contemporary music

Musical Studies


Piano

During and after my Academic studies I never missed the opportunity to perform. I worked hard with other musicians: these everyday experiences and performing in concerts were my main teachers.

 Qualifications

  • Junior Fellowship in Piano Accompaniment at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London

  • Diploma in Piano at "Alfredo Casella" Conservatory of L'Aquila, maestro Walter Fischetti

  • Post Graduate Courses of Chamber Music at the Music School of Fiesole with Bruno Canino, Andrea Lucchesini, Alberto Miodini and Trio di Parma, Pavel Vernikov. Two Annual Scholarships obtained

  • Masterclasses with Pierluigi Camicia at the Ludus Tonalis Academy


Harpsichord and continuo

Theory and practice, research and experience were my others teachers.

Qualifications

  • Master Degree cum Laude at "San Pietro a Majella" Conservatoy of Naples, maestro Enza Caiazzo

  • Masterclasses with Enrico Baiano (Architasto and Fima), Pierre Hantaï (Architasto), Rinaldo Alessandrini (Fima)


Personal study of all the main 16th to 19th century treatises. Dissertations on Girolamo Diruta “Il Transilvano”; on the historical development of the Toccata form; on the relationship between late'-renaissance and baroque music, poetry and the singing of birds.

Studies with Jacqueline Ross on the historical performance practice of the Romantic music, with a particular focus on Brahms.

I currently own a 1814 Broadwood Tafelklavier.

Historical Performance Practice


Composition

I belong to the Roman School of Composition that has its origin in Goffredo Petrassi. I studied with the late Armando Badolato and then with Claudio Perugini: they taught me the importance of a strong technical proficiency, of formal awareness and craftsmanship.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Composition (vecchio ordinamento) at "Egidio Romualdo Duni" Conservatory of Matera, maestro Claudio Perugini

  • Masterclasses at Arts Academy, with Claudio Perugini


Analysis and practice, studies on aesthetic and historical informed performance, orchestration skills and assistantship, working with young musician developing their potential.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Conducting (vecchio ordinamento) at "San Pietro a Majella" Conservatory of Naples, maestro Francesco Vizioli

  • Masterclasses with Lior Shambadal

Conducting


Organ

I have studied organ and gregorian chant with Juan Paradell Solè, principal organist of the Cappella Musicale Pontificia “Sistina” of the Vatican State.


 

 Other Studies and experiences

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Physics cum laude at the Sapienza University of Rome with at thesis on "A new physical model for consonance measure of musical chords", Prof. Andrea Frova.

Physics


Teacher of Computer Science (2008/2010) at the “Caterina di Santa Rosa” primary school in Rome.

Teaching