Riccardo Risaliti 

8/30/2015 – 9/5/2015

Admission: Centro di Formazione “G.O. Bufalini”, August 30th, 10 AM.

Program for the Admission Exam: The candidates should play two pieces of their choice The candidates should attach to the registration form the programm they intend to play in the admission exam

Course program: free. The candidates should attach to the registration form the programm they intend to study during the course

RICCARDO RISALITI An important personality in the pianistic italian panorama, Riccardo Risaliti has been carrying out different activities as a performer, a teacher, an academic of the interpretation and of the piano’s history and also as a critic. He was born in Tuscany, he studied at the Conservatory of Florence in the class of Paolo Rio Nardi (disciple of Ernesto Consolo and Ferruccio Busoni) and of Luigi Dallapiccola. He started his performing carreer after the victory of some International prizes (“Viotti” contest, in Vercelli; “Pozzoli” contest, in Seregno; etc.). He played in prestigious theaters and festivals such as the Scala of Milan, Teatro La Fenice of Venezia, Teatro Regio of Parma, Festival of Brescia and Bergamo and the Victoria Hall of Ginevra He made tournées in various european countries, with a repertory built on the three century-old pianistic tradition, with a passion for the romantic literature. He registered transcritpion of Liszt and Sgambati. Riccardo Risaliti also paid attention to the contemporary music , playing the premiere of some contemporary composers. Also his chamber-music repertory is very extended and numerous are his collaborations with brilliant instrumentalists, singers and ensembles. The passion for his instrument conducted him to study and deepen its history, literature and interpretation. Riccardo Risaliti is also a musical critic and journalist, collaborating with many musical magazines, he even curated some pianistic music editions such as Ricordi, Curci, Carisch). He was chair in the music conservatory in Pesaro, then from 1973 to 2004 he taught at the concervatory “G. Verdi” of Milan. Moreover, he has been a teacher in the Pianistic Internation Academy of Imola, since its foundation. He also taught in seminars and corse of interpretation in the Sommerakademie of Mozarteum of Salisburgo, in the Festival delle Nazioni in Città di Castello (Perugia), in the Villa Ca’ Zenobio of Treviso,and in some conservatories in italy and abroad. Often he is invited as a member of the jury in international pianistic contests.