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Gabriele Carcano

Gabriele Carcano, winner of the 2010 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, is a highly accomplished pianist both in recital and as a soloist or part of an orchestra. Rated by the Süddeutsche Zeitung as a “sound sculptor” and “aesthete” after his Munich debut at Herculesaal, Gabriele is the winner of numerous awards, including the Casella Prize at the Premio Venezia Competition, where he made his debut at the Teatro La Phoenix. It is supported by the CRT Foundation, De Sono Foundation and was also awarded a grant by the Fondation des Banques Populaires Françaises – Natexis in 2008.
Gabriele has performed in venues such as Zurich Tonhalle, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Herculesaal in Munich, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Scherzo Series in Madrid, Società del Quartetto in Milan, Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Parco della Musica in Rome and USA, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv, Tokyo. Represented at many festivals, from the Mariinsky International Piano Festival in St. Petersburg, the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, the France Radio Festival in Montpellier, the Rheingau Musik Festival, the prestigious Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse and the MiTo Festival in Turin. Gabriele performed as a soloist with the Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan, the National Orchestra of Montpellier, the Orchestra of Camera di Mantova, the Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, the Staatskapelle Weimar and the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, the Orchestra Petruzzelli, Alain Ko Koop, Ion Marin, Claus Peter Flor, Maxiliam Emilyanichev, Federico Maria Sardelli, Clemens Schuldt and Stefan Solyom.
Regular and passionate musician he performs regularly and in duet with Stephen Waarts and collaborated with Lorenza Borrani, Andrea Lucchesini, Hermes Quartet, Viviane Hagner, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Enrico Dindo, Sergey Krylov. At the invitation of Mitsuko Uchida, he participated in the Marlboro Festival four times and performed at the Muzikantwt from Marlboro tours, performing in venues and venues such as Carnegie Hall in NYC, PCMS in Philadelphia, Gardner Museum Concerts in Boston, Montreal, etc. . Toronto, Washington DC. In 2016 Gabriele Carcano released his first CD with Johannes Brahms early works for the band OehmsClassics, followed by two others in 2018 for Rubicon Classics, a solo album dedicated to Schumann and a duo CD with violinist Stephen Waarts. His or her recording received rave reviews from magazines such as The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, Fonoforum, Amadeus or the BBC and NDR Radio. as well as two supersonic awards from Pizzicato.
In the coming months he will perform at Wigmore Hall, start his second residence in Lugano Musica – LAC, as well as further concerts with the Orchestra da Camera di Mantova, Società del Quartetto di Milano, Lucerne, Budapest. Starting in June 2020, Gabriele will begin the Full Beethoven Sonatas Cycle in Japan, ending in the spring of 2021.
Born in Turin, Gabriele began studying piano at the age of seven and graduated from the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Turin at the age of seventeen. Highest grades and honors. He continued his studies with Andrea Lucchesini at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo and with Aldo Ciccolini in Paris, to study with Nicholas Angelich at the Conservatoire National Superior de Musique and with Bucquet Marie Françoise. He continued his education with Richard Goode, Mitsuko Uchida, Alfred Brendel. Since autumn 2015 he has been teaching at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo. Gabriele is a Steinway Artist.