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Free Event - Maurizio Moretti - Piano Concert

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Maurizio Moretti is one of the best interpreters of the renowned Italian school of piano. His ability to interiorize and develop the musical motives in a continuous search for the aesthetic perfection has made him the star of the most famous international concert halls. His ability to mix together incredible silences and powerful fortissimo and the combination of perfect technique and amazing interpretation make him a star able to enthuse both the public and the most demanding critics.

Born in Cagliari, he studied under Ida Allegretto and Aldo Ciccolini at the Conservatory of his town. He studied and toured for three years with director Peter Maag, worldwide recognized as the best interpreter of Mozart's music. Maurizio Moretti is currently the artistic director of the International Chamber Music Festival of the Roman theater of Nora, artistic director of the Ente Musicale di Nuoro, principal guest soloists in the Orchestra Sinfonica de L'Aquila. He is also the art director and the guest soloist of the Magdeburg Philharmonic Orchestra and music director / guest soloist of the renowned chamber orchestra I Solisti di Perugia. Maestro Moretti is also a professor of piano at the Music Conservatory of Cagliari (Sardinia).

During his career he has regularly performed in the most famous European concert halls, including those of Berlin, Vienna, Moscow, Amsterdam, Prague, Milan, Budapest, Frankfurt, Madrid, Stockholm, Grenoble and Lille. He frequently performs in Japan, North and South America, Persian Gulf and Australia. His repertoire includes solo recitals, chamber music as well as concerts for piano and orchestra. He has played with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie der Nationen, European Community Chamber Orchestra, Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, I Solisti del Teatro alla Scala, the Moscow Soloists, the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, I Solisti di Perugia. He has worked with conductors such as Justus Frantz, Saulius Sondeskis, Yuri Bashmet, Piero Bellugi and Marc Tardue.

His live recording of Beethoven's First Piano Concerto with the Philharmonie der Nationen conducted by Justus Frantz, recorded at the famous Hamburg MusikHalle in 2003, has been the perfect conclusion of an outstanding tournée comprising 14 concerts in Spain and Germany and has received rave reviews. He has recently signed a contract with the prestigious Japanese record company Camerata Tokyo—Sony for to record, starting in the 2005-2006 season, two CDs dedicated to Mozart’s piano concertos, two CDs for piano duo as well as CDs with music by Wagner and Listz.


PROGRAMME

Miniatures

Robert Schumann
Arabeske Op. 18

Franz Liszt
Nuages Gris
Die Trauer-Gondel I
Vallée d'Obermann

Frédéric Chopin
Polonaise Op. 26 No. 1
Nocturne in C# (Op. Posth.)
Nocturne in C minor (Op. Posth.)

Federico Mompou
Música Callada
Book I No. 1-2-3

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Seasons, Op. 37b
January - March - October

C. W. Gluck/Moretti
Melodies from Orfeo

Alexander Borodin
Petite Suite
Am Kloster

Claude Debussy
Préludes, Book I
Voiles
Sérénade Interrompue

Béla Bartók
Allegro Barbaro