06/Mar/2018 at 7:00 pm
Location: Mazda Hall
In a programme of Schumann: Geister Variations, Davidsbündlertänze Op. 6 and Beethoven: Sonata Op. 28 “Pastoral”
Gabriele Carcano, recipient of a 2010 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, is a pianist equally at home in recital, as a soloist with orchestras and in chamber music. Praised by the SüddeutscheZeitung as a “sculptor of sound” and “aesthete” after his Munich debut at the Herkulessaal, Gabriele is the winner of numerous awards, including the Casella Prize at the Competition PremioVenezia, where he made his debut at Teatro La Fenice. He has been supported by the CRT Foundation, De Sono Foundation and was also awarded a grant from the Fondation des BanquesPopulairesFrançaises – Natexis in 2008.
At the invitation of Mitsuko Uchida, he participated in the Marlboro Festival during the summers of 2010 through 2012. In 2012 and 2013, he was featured on Musicians from Marlboro tours, performing at venues and series such as the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, the Gardner Museum Concerts in Boston and at the People’s Symphony Concerts in New York.
Highlights of 2017 included recitals and chamber music concerts in Berlin, Frankfurt, Perugia, Pordenone and Turin, his return engagements at the Firenze and Padova Amici dellaMusica, at the Marlboro Music Festival (concerts in Montréal, New Jersey, New York, Toronto, a.o.), the Societa del Quartetto di Milano, the Tonhalle Zurich and his recital debut at the Tongyeong Concert Hall in South Korea.
In summer 2016, Carcano released his first CD with early works by Johannes Brahms for the label Oehms Classics. For the recording he received great critical acclaim and the supersonic award by Pizzicato.