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The Art of the Piano: Nazareno Feruggio

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8pm

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Program

D. Scarlatti : Sonate k 438 k 531

F. Chopin : Notturno op.9 n.1

E. Satie : Gymnopedie n. 1 Gnossienne n. 1

E. Grieg : Im Balladeton

F. Mompou : Secreto , Pajaro Triste

M. Ponce : Intermezzo , Malgrad Tout

F: Liszt ; Rapsodia ungherese n. 3

A. Paert : Fuer Alina, Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinuschka

F. Chopin : Andante spianato e grande Polacca brillante op.22


Nazareno Ferruggio is considered one of most refined of Italian pianists. He is active in the promotion of classical music in today's culture. Having graduated with full marks, full honours and distinction from the Niccolo Piccini State Conservatorium of music in Bari in Pierluigi Camicia’s class and after having completed a postgraduate course at the Musikhochschule Mannheim (Germany) in Ragna Schirmer’s class, he finished his studies in the Musikhochschule Bern (Switzerland) with Rada Petkova. He also attended Masterclasses with prestigious teachers such as J. Achucarro, K. H. Kaemmerling, Jerome Lowenthal, J. Soriano and O.Yablonskaya.

His debut was as soloist with the Orchestra Sinfonica of Bari performing Beethoven's Fantasy for choir and orchestra op. 80 conducted by Nicola Scardicchio. He has won eighteen First Prizes in national and international competitions. In 2005, he won the prestigious Piano International Competition Ibla Grand Prize[2] with best prize for Debussy's pieces. In 2006, he had his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York and he performed concerts in Little Rock (Arkansas), US. In 2007, he received the Liszt Special Prize at the 8th Grieg International Piano Competition in Oslo. In 2008, he won a prize and a Rotary Scholarship at the Pianale Academy in Fulda (Germany). In 2009, he won the first prize at the International piano Competition ”Premio Valentino.”

In 2007, he toured extensively in Indonesia where he also gave Masterclasses. He performed recitals in Jakarta and Surabaya. In 2008, he did his debut in the Wiener Saal in Salzburg. He is finalist at Gina Bachauer Piano Competition in Salt Lake City. After having won awards at the “Ibla Grand Prize” and the “Grieg International Piano Competition” at Oslo, he began his career which has brought him invitations to perform in some of the world’s most important concert halls: Carnegie Hall, Lindemann Hall, Cheong Ju Arts Centre, Rosengarten, Wiener Saal, Palau de la Musica, Auditorium de Leon, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center(XV Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition), Teatru Manoel, Teatro Municipal (Lima), Conservatori Municipal de Musica de Barcelona, Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico City, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Casa della Musica - Quito.

He has given concerts and recitals in New York, London, Singapore, Yangon, Budapest, Mexico City, Sydney, Melbourne, Jakarta, Oslo, Munich, Copenhagen, Stockholm, La Valletta, Milan, Lima, Barcelona, Innsbruck, Venice, Hong Kong, Rome, Cheong Ju, Hamamatsu, Little Rock, Cologne, Geneva, Amsterdam, Guatemala, Mannheim, Berne and Bari. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Suwon in South of Korea and the Norwegian Academy of Music, Escuela Superior de musica in Mexico City, Academy of Ars in Novi Sad and Conservatorio superior de Castellon. This is a co-presentation with the Italian Cultural Institute of Toronto.

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