Project Description

Enrica Ciccarelli

Enrica Ciccarelli is a pianist, teacher, and Artistic Director of Fondazione La Società dei Concerti in Milano.

Following her debut in 1992 at the Salle Gaveau in Paris, Enrica Ciccarelli has performed with important European, Asian, and American orchestras, and she worked with numerous international musicians, including Salvatore Accardo, Pavel Kogan, Alexander Kniazev, Mariella Devia, Aldo Ceccato, Paul Badura-Skoda, Amarlli Nizza, Milan Hòrvath, Joseph Silverstein, Alexander Shelley, JoAnn Falletta, Pavel Berman, Claudio Scimone, and Toshiyuki Kamioka. Described by the press as a “soloist full of temperament,” Enrica has been invited to perform at the Festival de Radio France, the Festival Pianistico di Brescia e Bergamo, the Liubljana Festival, the International Chamber Music Festival in Cervo, the Festival de Montreux, and the Beijing International Piano Festival. She graduated from the “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Milan, where she also studied organ. She attended master classes with Pommier, Graf, Magaloff, Nikolajewa, and Sergiu Celibidache. Enrica has performed at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Salzburg Festspielhaus, Munich Herkulessaal, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro di San Carlo in Napoli, New York Carnegie Hall, Megaron Hall in Athens, Berlin Konzerthaus, Le Corum in Montepellier, Tonhalle in Zurich, Kiev Philharmonic Hall, Bruxelles Conservatoire and Bozar, City Hall in Hong-Kong, Seoul Arts Center, Auditorium Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Poly Theatre, Forbidden City Theatre, and the National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing. Her discography contains amongst others recording of Clara and Robert Schumann piano concertos; works by Schumann, Beethoven, Weber, Schubert, and Mussorgsky; and the world-premiere recording of Pauline Viardot’s transcriptions of Chopin mazurkas for voice and piano. Her last album with Argentinian soprano Ivanna Speranza is dedicated to Francesco Paolo Tosti. Enrica Ciccarelli is Chairman and Artistic Director of Fondazione La Società dei Concerti in Milano.