A.I.O.L. G. Verdi - Accademia Internazionale dell'Opera Lirica G. Verdi

Direzione Artistica: Carlo Palleschi

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Master Class

Massimiliano Ferrati (Piano)

Massimiliano Ferrati (Piano)2009 Summer Music Festival
Masterclass piano interpretation
M° Massimiliano Ferrati

Massimiliano Ferrati is one of the most impressive italian musicians of his generation. He was born in 1970 in Adria where he started to learn the piano at the age of five. He studied with very important teachers like the Russian pianist Konstantin Bogino, Paul Badura-Skoda and Sergio Perticaroli (at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and at the "S.Cecilia" Academy in Rome where he received the first-class honours diploma).
He has given several recitals both in Italy and abroad, among them: Milan ("G. Verdi" Hall of the Conservatory on the occasion of the celebration of Nikita Magaloff), Padua ("Hall of Giants"), Turin (RAI Auditorium), Paris (Salle Cortot), Venice (Gran Teatro "La Fenice"), Florence (Palazzo Strozzi), Warsaw (State Philharmonia and Lazienki Palace), Hamburg (Musik-Halle), Naples (Teatro delle Palme), Salzburg (Wiener-Saal), Klagenfurt (Stadttheater), Munich (Kaulbach Villa), Calgary (Jack Singer Concert Hall), Dublin (National Concert Hall), New York (Mannes College of Music), Tel Aviv (Mann Auditorium and Tel Aviv Museum), London (Purcell Room), Leeds (Great Hall of the University), Pretoria (Old Mutual Hall) and Rome (Auditorium of the "S. Cecilia" Academy and Teatro Nazionale).
He has performed as soloist with many prestigious orchestras, such as: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Gli Archi della Scala, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra "Haydn" di Bolzano e Trento, Orchestra Regionale del Lazio, Roma Sinfonietta, Orchestra da Camera Slesiana of Katowice with conductors like: Mario Brunello, Mendi Rodan, Anton Nanut, Robert Houlihan, Christoph Eberle, Bruno Aprea, Alberto Veronesi, Alexei Kornienko, Jan Wincenti Hawel etc., and played with chamber groups sach as: St. Lawrence String Quartet, Aviv String Quartet, Trio Rachmaninoff, Solisti dell'Orchestra d'Archi Italiana, violinist David Garrett etc. He is co-founder with Fabio Paggioro (violin) and Luca De Muro (cello) of “TrioLogìa” a new chamber group that is receiving common consent from the critic and the audience.
His performances have been recorded for TVP (Telewizja Polska S. A.), CBC Radio & Television Canada, RTÉ (Radio Telefís Éireann), Bayerischer Rundfunk München, Israel Radio Voice of Music, BBC Radio, RAI Radio Televisione Italiana, Radio Ljubljana, etc.
He was a prize winner in several national and international piano competitions: UNISA International Piano Competition in Pretoria (special prize for the "best performance of the Russian piece": Musorgskij's Pictures at an Exhibition), the "Esther Honens International Piano Competition" in Calgary, the "Guardian International Piano Competition" in Dublin, the “F. Busoni” International Piano Competition in Bolzano (where the jury awarded him the special prize for "the best Ferruccio Busoni interpreter"), the "A. Casagrande" International Piano Competition in Terni (where the jury awarded him the special prize for "the best Alessandro Casagrande interpreter") and the "International Competition for Piano and Orchestra" in Cantù.
In 1998, by the unanimous vote of the jury, he won the Grand Prix in the “Rina Sala Gallo” International Piano Competition" in Monza.
In 2001 he won the third prize in the Tenth "Arthur Rubinstein" International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv.
He gives Master Classes regularly in Ravenna (Mikrokosmos Piano Academy), in Vicenza (Showa Fondation - University of Tokyo), in Terni (Castle of Alviano). He has collaborated also with the University of Padua giving a lecture on Musorgskij (Pictures at an exhibition) with the Professor Fausto Malcovati.

Teacher : Massimiliano Ferrati
Period : 27 July - 1 August 2009
Place : Convento di S. Antonio dei Cappuccini - Lugnano in Teverina (Terni)
Ending date for applications : 11 July
Final Concert : Saturday 1 August h. 21.30
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta - Lugnano in Teverina (Terni)

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