Van Cliburn featuring Mariangela Vacatello
Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
Van Cliburn Concert featuring Mariangela Vacatello
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: $25 (General Admission)
The City of Bedford continues with the popular Van Cliburn Piano Concert Series with Mariangela Vacatello performing in the Spring 2013 at the Old Bedford School. Mariangela Vacatello was born in Naples, Italy from a family of musicans. Vacatello's extensive musical education started at the age of four, and she made her offical debut at the age of fourteen, performning Liszt's First Piano Concerto with the Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra in Milan. She is the winner of numerous prestigious international prizes and awards such as: finalist and winner of the Internet Audience Award at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Competition, winner of the Top of the World International Piano Competition in 2009, winner of the Laureate Prize at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in 2007, Second Prize at the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in 2005 and Second Prize at the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in 1999.
Mariangela Vacatello is an internationally acclaimed concert pianist, recoginized worldwide for her passion, technical ability and magnificent musicality. Mariangela VAcatello is charming and vivacious to patrons, and colorful and fiery at the piano.
A reception with a meet and greet and refreshments will be served after the performance.
Listen to Mariangel Vacatello's music at mariangelavacatello.com
When & Where
Old Bedford School
In 1914 Woodrow Wilson was the President of the United States, the Panama Canal had just opened, and World War I had begun. During this year, the citizens of Bedford agreed to a bond project for $5,000.00 to build a new school on Bedford Road for the children of Bedford. Nearly unanimous support for the construction of the school bonds demonstrated the deep and sincere commitment of the residents toward public education. When completed, the school was the largest structure in the area and dominated the local landscape for many years on one of the highest elevations in Bedford.