Pietro de Maria is the leading Italian pianist of his generation.
He is the first Italian pianist who performed all Chopin works on the concert stage and recorded them on the famous record company DECCA (13 discs).
Pietro de Maria was born in Venice in 1967. After receiving the Prize of the international press at the Tchaikovsky Competition (1990), the first prizes at the competitions in Milan Scala (1990), Geza Andes in Zurich (1994), Mendelssohn in Hamburg (1998) followed. An active concert pianist, he performed with the world's best orchestras and conductors such as Gary Bertini, Roberto Abbado, Daniele Gatti, Ton Koopman, Ingo Metzmacher, Marek Janowski, Alan Gilbert and many others. Pietro de Maria is a professor at the Academy of Santa Chechilia (Rome) and the University of Mozarteum (Salzburg).
Recently, Pietro de Maria has played a lot of Bach, his company DECCA has recorded both volumes of the “Well-Tempered Clavier” and “Goldberg Variations”.
In a programme:
Nocturne op.27 №2
Scherzo # 2
9 Etudes-paintings op.39