Marco Scilironi

Marco Scilironi is active as a solo and chamber music pianist, with a repertoire ranging from Frescobaldi to modern music, including first performances of new compositions and less known works from the past.

As a soloist he has performed with Sinfonieorchester Basel, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto and other ensembles in works including Prokofiev’s 5th Piano Concerto and Bartók’s Concerto for two Pianos and Percussion; he recently presented a rare performance of C.P.E. Bach’s Concerto in E-flat major Wq 41 with Archi De Sono.

A passionate chamber music player, he has recorded for the Swiss Radio SRF2 and will make his debut at the Lucerne Festival 2015 together with the German mezzosoprano Silke Gäng.

He graduated with honours from the “A. Buzzolla” Conservatoire in Adria (Italy) in 2003, then continued his studies with Filippo Gamba at the Musikhochschule Basel (Master of Arts in Specialized Music Performance – Soloist, 2010). He has been a student of Federica Righini and Riccardo Zadra in Italy and he attended masterclasses with Aldo Ciccolini, Matti Raekallio, Howard Shelley and many others. He currently receives important musical advice from Claudio Martinez-Mehner, Rainer Schmidt and Ferenc Rados.

In December 2014 he has been awarded the prize of the Renzo Giubergia Foundation in Torino; in the past he received many of prizes and scholarships from Unindustria Padova, Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, Kiefer Hablitzel-Stiftung, Bremer Klavierwettbewerb and others.

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