“Play the piano: a dance of human fingers.”
Pierluigi Camicia, class ‘52, begins studying piano from the earliest age and when he was only 10 years old, he won the first prize at the prestigious national competition “ENAL” in La Spezia. A pianist born with a great interpretative and technical prestige acquired and matured with the attendance at the high school of outstanding Maestros such as Agosti, Caporali and Badura Soka. When he was only twenty years old, he won the first prize at one of the most famous Italian piano competitions, “Città di Treviso”, and then he began a prestigious career as a soloist throughout Europe, becoming also professor at the Conservatory of Bari since 1973.
In his career, he recorded music by Chopin, Giuliani, Rota, Grieg, Brahms, Franck, Faurè and Van Westerhout for Farelive, Abegg and Bongiovanni. Today he holds piano masterclasses and chamber music for various Universities in the US including BWYU, Provo, Utah, CSUF, Fresno, California Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia and many others, besides in Hochschule, Germany, France, Croatia, Poland and naturally for many Italian Conservatives. Since 2003 he has been Artistic Director of the Salento Musical Comrade of Lecce: the most important Musical Association of Salento. In Lecce, for six years, he was named Director of the Conservatory Tito Schipa.
This great musician, acclaimed all over the world, will honor us with His music Monday, the 13th of January at 9.30 p.m. in our Mirrors Hall with three preludes by Skrjabin and Chopin. We wait for you to acclaim him with us, in the beauty of this room with Venetian boiserie decorations of the ‘700 and original illuminations Ca’ Rezzonico.