Saskia Giorgini, piano 2019-02-19T14:59:46+00:00

Saskia Giorgini, Piano

7.45pm WEDNESDAY 24th JULY 2019

Saskia Giorgini, Piano

Italian pianist Saskia Giorgini received her first piano lessons at the age of four. At fifteen she was admitted to the piano academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola, where she studied with Franco Scala, Riccardo Risaliti, Leonid Margarius Louis Lortie and Michel Dalberto. She also graduated from the Conservatorio di Torino, with the highest grades and honours.

Winner of the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg in 2016, she also received a special prize for the best interpretation of the commissioned work.   In 2015 she also received a special award for the best interpretation of a work by Frédéric Chopin in the International Piano Competition Ferruccio Busoni.

Saskia Giorgini has appeared in many of the important concert halls and Festivals throughout Europe and in Asia.  She participated in the renowned Lockenhaus Festival Summer Academy, under the artistic direction of Gidon Kremer. She has also played with important orchestras, such as the Lodz Philarmonic Orchestra in Poland, CBC Radio Orchestra in Canada, and the Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra in China.  A special affinity for chamber music brings her regularly together with renowned partners such as Ian Bostridge, Martin Fröst, Janine Jansen, Dora Schwarzberg and many others.

Saskia Giorgini is considered one of the most interesting pianists of the young generation.