De Maria commands a formidable technique with immaculate finish, and profound musicianship, which he places at the service of the music., this pianist breathes new life into music.”Stephen Greenbank
After receiving the Critics’ Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1990), Pietro De Maria won First Prize in other prestigious international piano competitions, such as the Dino Ciani – Teatro La Scala in Milan (1990), the Géza Anda in Zurich (1994), and the Mendelssohn Award in Hamburg (1997).
An active concert pianist, he has played as soloist with the best known orchestras, with conductors of the stature of Roberto Abbado, Gary Bertini, Myung-Whun Chung, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Daniele Gatti, Alan Gilbert, Eliahu Inbal, Marek Janowski, Ton Koopman, Michele Mariotti, Ingo Metzmacher, Gianandrea Noseda, Corrado Rovaris, Kwamé Ryan, Yutaka Sado and Sándor Végh.
Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op. 23
Valse brillante in E flat major Op. 18
Valse 0p. 42 in A flat major
Valse 0p. 64 No. 1 in D flat major
Valse 0p. 64 No. 2 in C sharp minor
Nocturne Op. 27 No. 2 in D flat major
Scherzo No. 2 Op. 31 in B flat minor
RACHMANINOFF 9 Études-tableaux op. 39
Dates and Venues
November 15, 2019 – Key Biscayne Piano Festival
Crossbridge Church, Key Biscayne
November 17, 2019 – Classical Sunday at Five
Aventura Arts & Cultural Center