The Italian Pavilion of Auroville and the Italian Embassy Cultural Center in New Delhi invites all of you for a piano concert of the Italian Pianist Gloria Campaner who is performing one more time in Auroville in Cripa on 21st December at 7.30 pm. Music of Bach and Chopin
Highly acclaimed for her “extremely deep musicality, remarkable fluidity, nuancing and sense of style” (Walter Arlen, Los Angeles Times), Gloria Campaner is considered one of the most interesting pianists of her generation. Born in Venice, she began her piano lessons at the age of four and continued her studies with Bruno Mezzena, Konstantin Bogino and Prof. Fanny Solter (Konzertexam at Hochschule für Musik – Karlsruhe).
Gloria has been the first-prize winner in more than twenty national and international piano competitions and in 2014 she has been awarded the Borletti-Buitoni Fellowship in London.
Her debut CD featuring solo piano works by Schumann and Rachmaninov was released by EMI in 2013; in 2017 she recorded Rachmaninov 2nd Piano Concerto with Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai Orchestra and M° Valcuha (Warner). Followed by other two albums released by Warner Classics , one in 2018 dedicated to Schumann Piano Concerto live at Teatro la Fenice in Venice and a studio recording of Chopin 24 Preludes , out in 2021.
Her most recent recording out in autumn 2022 is instead dedicated to Beethoven Emperor Piano Concerto and released by Sony , the album got also nominated for the International Classic Music Awards 2023
Gloria is a devoted chamber musician and has played with many distinguished names, such as Ivry Gitlis, Ana Chumachenco, Sergei Krylov, Quartetto di Cremona, Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Johannes Moser. Angela Hewitt among others. Gloria performed with world-renowned jazz pianists Franco D’Andrea, Stefano Bollani and Leszek Możdżer, and worked with Dutch choreographer Joost Vrouenraets in world-premiere for the new Renzo Piano Auditorium in L’Aquila and Teatro Olimpico in Rome, Italy. The show has been filmed by prize-winner director Luca Scarzella, with whom Gloria has a long lasting collaboration.
She is also committed to artistic collaborations in the fields of classical/electronic fusion, and with contemporary composer such as Wolfgang Rhim, Jörg Widmann, Rodion Schedrin and Giya Kantcheli. World-premières include new works dedicated to her by Márton Illés, Marcello Abbado, Vittorio Montalti and Giovanni Sollima.
Recent engagements include solo recitals in Italy, Germany, USA, South America, China and Japan, and collaborations with Quartetto di Cremona, Johannes Moser, Tamsin Waley-Cohen in chamber music; she had her debut with English Chamber Orchestra in London and Johannesburg Philharmonic she debuted in Rome for Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia chamber the Filarmonica della Fenice ; in 2018/19 she toured Japan, Usa, Middle East and participitated at West Cork Festival and Marlboro Festival; she toured with Leszek Mozdzer and with the amazing duo Igudesman & Joo.
In 2018 she has been appointed artistic director of the Associazione Musicale Bellini in Messina and ‘Guest Piano Professor’ at Mandela University in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
Gloria is deeply involved in charity, social and human rights projects as well as in music-awareness education around the world. She also founded her own educational project named C# – See Sharp: a creativity workshop for young musicians and performing artists helping them to overcome situations of stage fright , anxiety, and public performance’s psychophysical stress.