PIANO RECITAL: GABRIELE CARCANO
Thursday, 27th April, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
India International Centre,
40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi
Gabriele Carcano, born in Turin in 1985, began studying the piano at the age of seven and graduated from the Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi in Turin at the age of seventeen with the highest grades and honors. He continued his studies with Andrea Lucchesini at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo and with Aldo Ciccolini in Paris, followed by Nicholas Angelich at the Conservatoire National Superior de Musique as well as with Marie Françoise Bucquet. He has also worked with Leon Fleisher, Richard Goode, Robert McDonald and Mitsuko Uchida.
Recipient of a 2010 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, he is a pianist equally at home in recital, as a soloist with orchestras, and as a chamber musician. Praised by the Süddeutsche Zeitung as a “sculptor of sound” and “aesthete” after his Munich debut at the Herkulessaal, Gabriele is the winner of numerous awards, including the Casella Prize at the Competition Premio Venezia, where he made his debut at Teatro La Fenice.
Gabriele has appeared in recitals in Berlin, Florence, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New Delhi, Rome, Turin, Zurich. He has been featured at the Kissinger Sommer in Bad Kissingen, the Festival Musique en Côte Basque, the French May Festival in Hong Kong, the Radio France Festival in Montpellier, at the prestigious Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse and at the MiTo Festival in Turin. He also participated in the Marlboro Festival during the summers of 2010 through 2012. Gabriele has performed as a soloist with various orchestras. In 2012 and 2013 he was featured on Musicians from Marlboro tours, performing in Philadelphia, Boston and New York. Highlights of the 2015/2016 season include his debut recital at the Mariinsky International Piano Festival in St Petersburg as well as a residency project at the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris.
The years 2016/2017 saw recitals and chamber music concerts in Berlin, Frankfurt, Perugia, Pordenone and Turin, his return engagements at the Firenze and Padova Amici della Musica, at the Marlboro Music Festival (concerts in Montréal, New Jersey, New York, Toronto, a.o.), the Società del Quartetto di Milano, the Tonhalle Zurich and his recital debut at the Tongyeong Concert Hall in South Korea. In summer 2016 Carcano released his first CD with early works by Johannes Brahms for the label OehmsClassics. For the recording he received great critical acclaim and the Supersonic Award by Pizzicato. He currently teaches at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo.
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Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator,
Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi