Fiorenzo Pascalucci piano

For his artistic achievements and his international concert career, Fiorenzo Pascalucci has been awarded prestigious “Giuseppe Sinopoli” Prize, established by the Presidency of the Italian Republic and National Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. The Prize has been personally given by the President Sergio Mattarella, during an official ceremony at Quirinale Palace in Rome. In october 2014, in Monza, he has been awarded First Prize at XXIII Edition of prestigious “Rina Sala Gallo” International Piano Competition, the most ancient competition in Italy and member of Fédération Mondiale des Concours Internationaux de Musique (World Federationof International Music Competition) of Genève. Previously, in October 2012 he was awarded “Only Winner” of Festival “Nuove Carriere” (New Careers Festival), promoted by CIDIM (Italian Committee for Music) in Rome. In may 2012 he won First Prize at FVG International Piano Competition(previously called “Luciano Gante” International Piano Competition) in Sacile (PN). In 2011 the prize gained at Grand Prix International de Piano de Lyon allowed him to perform in various recitals and concerts in France. Going back to 2008, he has been awarded First Prize at XXV Edition of “Premio Venezia” National Piano Competition, where the jury was chaired by Maria Tipo. This achievement represented his very first important recognition which lead him towards a very intense international concert career and gave him opportunity to receive important honors like the the Silver Shield of the Senate of the Italian Republic and the Silver Medal of the President Giorgio Napolitano, who personally invited him at Quirinale Palace. Since that his artistic activity has taken him to perform in England, France (Cité Universitaire of Paris, “Édgar Varèse” hall, CNSMD o Lyon, Festival “Les pianissimes” of Saint-Germain au Mont d’or), Austria (Mozarteum University, Salzburg), Germany (Wolfsburg Castle), Greece, Albania (University of Arts, Tirana) Polonia (Philarmonic Society of Warsaw), Turkey, as well as the most important Italian venues. Among these Teatro “La Fenice” – Venice (many times, as a soloist and with the Orchestra of the Theater), Teatro Filarmonico – Verona, Teatro Comunale – Treviso, “Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli” Hall – Bolzano, Teatro Comunale – Vicenza, Teatro Rossini – Pesaro, Oratorio “San Filippo Neri” – Bologna (for BolognaFestival), Modern Art Gallery – Milan (for Festival MiTo), “Settimane Musicali” of Teatro Olimpico – Vicenza, Cappella Vasari – Naples, Teatro degli Atti – Rimini, “Giorgio Gaber” Auditorium – Milan (for “Società dei Concerti” of Milan), Teatro Toniolo – Mestre, “Pollini” Auditorium – Padova, “Pedrotti” Auditorium – Pesaro, Auditorium Accademia Navale – Livorno, Comunal Auditorium – Belluno, Palazzo “Venezze” – Rovigo and many others. He has performed with very important Orchestras such as Orchestra Verdi of Milan, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice of Venice, Makris Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica Marchigiana, Roma Tre University Orchestra, FVG Mitteleuropa Orchestra, Accademia d’archi Arrigoni, North Czech Philarmonic Orchestra ecc. under the direction of prestigious conductors such as Omer Wellber, Antonio Cipriani, Isaac Karabtchevsky, Yoram David, Carlo Tenan, Francesco Vizioli, Lorenzo Sbaffi, Alfonso Scarano, Tiziano Severini. In december 2018 “Bocconi” University of Milan edited a CD in which Fiorenzo, as the representative soloist of “Bocconi in Musica” season, performs music by Chopin, Ravel, Debussy and Gershwin. In the same year he has recorded for NAXOS label a CD containing some Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco chamber compositions as first world recording. In 2015 a CD, produced by “Rina Sala Gallo” Association in collaboration with Suonare News magazine and Fazioli Pianoforti, has been on sale included in the October issue of the above magazine. The artistic personality of Fiorenzo Pascalucci is the result of several encounters and formative experiences matured during the years beginning with his basic training at Conservatory, under Giuseppe Squitieri and Giovanni Valentini’s guidance, followed by further studies at “Incontri col Maestro” Imola International Academy with Leonid Margarius and Anna Kravtchenko. Most recently he studied with Stefano Fiuzzi and Benedetto Lupo at the “Santa Cecilia” National Academy in Rome. Legendary pianist Aldo Ciccolini, under the guidance he studied, expressed his idea about Fiorenzo using these words: “his musical and pianistic skills impressed me. He’s a exceptionally talented musician, intended to have an international career among the most brilliant ones”. Together with concert activity, he is currently enjoying teaching piano with enthusiasm and passion at “U. Giordano” Conservatory of Music since 2012. He is also active on the humanitarian side and often performs for beneficence.