Leonardo Pierdomenico, piano
Cliburn in the Community
Date: May 2, 2019 6:00 pm CDT
Venue: Fort Worth Central Public Library
No RSVP or Ticket Required
Fort Worth Central Public Library • 500 W. Third St.
Winner of the Raymond E. Buck Jury Discretionary Award at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, 26-year-old Italian pianist Leonardo Pierdomenico won the 2011 Premio Venezia piano competition in Venice and was a semifinalist at the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. He recently earned his master’s degree cum laude at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Rome, studying under 1989 Cliburn Bronze Medalist Benedetto Lupo. He has performed with many prominent orchestras and has played solo recitals in Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, and in the major venues of Italy. His performances have been featured on the radio in Belgium, Italy, and Santa Barbara, California, where he was named a 2016 fellow of the prestigious Music Academy of the West Festival. In 2011, he was awarded a medal for his artistic achievements by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano.
RAMEAU Gavotte et six doubles from Suite in A Minor, RCT 5
La soirée dans Grenade
Les Jardins sous la plouie
Chopin Nocturne in B Major, op. 62, no. 1
Etude in C Major, op. 10, no. 1
Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, op. 23
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini, op. 35, Book I
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