Mon 1 January 0001 - Wed 19 February 2020
Main Auditorium, The Venue
Giuseppe Guarrera - piano
Chopin - Polonaise-Fantasie, Op 61
Ravel - Oiseaux triste (Miroirs)
Ravel - Une barque sur l'ocean
Ravel - Alborada del Grazioso
Prokofiev - Sonata No 7 in B flat, Op 83
In 2017 Giuseppe won 2nd Prize at the Montréal International Competition along with five other awards: the People’s Choice, best semi-final recital, the Bach, Chopin and compulsory work awards.
Born in Sicily, Giuseppe completed his studies in 2018 at the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin with Nelson Goerner. In the same year he won a Tabor Foundation Award at the Verbier Festival Academy, received a prestigious Klavier Ruhr Festival scholarship, and was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT).
Solo highlights include appearances with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, and the Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice.
As a chamber musician Guiseppe collaborates with Ramon Ortega Quero, Pascal Moragues, Benjamin Goldscheider and Elena Bashkirova at festivals in Jerusalem, Alderney and Berlin. He frequently works with violinists Mayumi Kanagawa and Jiyoon Lee and in autumn 2019 records with cellist Alexander Warenberg.
Free admission, no booking required.