Italian pianist Stefano Giardino will give a recital entitled "From Bach To Berio" at Goethe-Institut in Bangkok on Nov 19 at 8pm. He will then head north to perform at the AUA Auditorium in Chiang Mai on Nov 21 at 7.30pm.
The concert is presented by D&M Music Studio and the evening programme on both days will feature Bach's French Suite No. 2 In C Minor BWV 813, Beethoven's Piano Sonata In D Major _ Pastoral, Op 28, Brahms' Rhapsodies No.1 In B Minor and No.2 In G Minor, Op 79, Benjamin Britten's Waltz No.1 In D Minor, Waltz No.5 In A Minor and Night Piece, and Luciano Berio's Wasserklavier.
Stefano completed his classical studies diploma in piano at the Conservatory Santa Cecilia in Rome. He studied composition with maestro Luciano Pelosi and attended international courses in Montefiascone with the masters Elio Majestic and Bo Price, and in Celleno with maestro Riccardo Marini.
The 48-year-old pianist has performed as a soloist and in chamber ensembles throughout Italy, and regularly gives courses in chamber music and piano in Rome.
He has been a jury member of the international guitar competition and also president of the jury of the UmbriaMusicFest Competition in 2011.
- Tickets for the Bangkok show on Nov 19 cost 250 and 500 baht from Robinson Piano at Siam Discovery (call 02-658-1080/1).
- Tickets for the concert in Chiang Mai on Nov 21 cost 300 baht (200 baht for students) at the door. Call 081-682-8000.