Giuseppe Andaloro (piano)
Giuseppe Andaloro, considered one of the leading international concert pianists of his generation, was born in Palermo in 1982.
He is the first prize winner of the Hong Kong International Piano Competition 2011, the Bolzano Ferruccio Busoni Competition (Italy) in 2005, the London World Piano Competition (U.K.) in 2002; and before this: of the Sendai International Piano Competition (Japan), the “Cidade do Porto” International Piano Competition (Portugal), the “Premio Venezia - Teatro La Fenice”, the “Premio A. Casella” International Piano Competition of Naples, and recipient of numerous other prestigious international piano music awards.
He studied under Sergio Fiorentino and Vincenzo Balzani and graduated with full marks, full honors and special mention from the Giuseppe Verdi State Conservatory of Music in Milan at a very young age; as Master of the Academy Mozarteum in Salzburg and from a two-year course in Chamber Music at the “Verdi” Conservatory in Milan.
He has performed at renowned festivals, as well as at some of the most prestigious concert halls and auditoria of the world.
His repertoire ranges from Frescobaldi to Messiaen, Ligeti, Kapustin, Sollima and Cuozzo and includes his “Transcription for Two Pianos and Two Cellos of Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps”.
He has collaborated with internationally acclaimed orchestras and chamber groups, including London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, NHK Symphony Tokyo, Philharmonische Camerata Berlin, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, the LCO Chamber Group, Czech Philharmonic orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra National of Porto, Orchestra Sinfonica del Teatro Massimo di Palermo, and Orchestra Sinfonica del Teatro San Carlo di Napoli.
He has collaborated with famous conductors, including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Gianandrea Noseda, Tomasz Bugaj, Alberto Martini, Alan Buribayev, Michael Guttler, Donato Renzetti, Andrew Parrot, Umeda Toshiaki, Ola Rudner, Alexander Shelley, Daniele Moles, Peter Altrichter, Gyorgy G. Rath, Gunter Neuhold. Daniele Giorgi, Giuseppe Lanzetta, Ovidiu Balan, Lu Jia, Gustavo Guersman, Maffeo Scarpis, Lothar Koenigs, Pier Carlo Orizio and Johannes Wildner.
He has played in duos and ensembles with various distinguished artists, including Sarah Chang, Giovanni Sollima and Sergej Krylov. He has an ongoing collaboration with the Italian cellist-composer Giovanni Sollima. His performances have been broadcast in several countries and he has a number of recordings to his credit. Giuseppe Andaloro has served on juries for international piano competitions, and given international master-classes.
He is also active as a composer and conductor.
In 2005 he was given the Award of Artistic Merit by the Italian Ministry of Culture.
安達羅洛被公認為他所屬年代最優秀的鋼琴家之一。曾獲邀於眾多國際著名音樂節及大賽表演，如薩爾茨堡音樂節﹑德國埃森鋼琴節﹑意大利斯波萊托藝術節﹑羅馬尼亞埃內斯庫國際大賽﹑意大利拉維羅音樂節﹑波蘭蕭邦音樂節﹑ 布雷西亞.貝加莫音樂節，演出足跡遍佈全球最重大音樂廳和劇院。 他定期與各大樂團合作，如：倫敦愛樂﹑東京NHK交響樂團﹑新加坡交響樂團﹑香港管弦樂團﹑柏林愛樂﹑倫敦莫札特演奏家樂團，並和眾多國際著名指揮家如Vladimir Ashkenazy﹑Gianandrea Noseda﹑Andrew Parrott及頂尖藝術家如Sarah Chang﹑Giovanni Sollima﹑Sergj Krylov﹑John Malkovich等聯訣演出。
他曾錄製多張唱碟。最新作品「殘酷的美」Cruel Beauty (2013年11月)」由索尼唱片發行，該作品為首次有鋼琴家以現代鋼琴演奏描繪意大利文藝復興後期和早期巴洛克音樂的世界面貌。