Maurizio Baglini

Pianist


The pianist Maurizio Baglini boasts a brilliant career as soloist, chamber player, music teacher and artistic director. 

Maurizio Baglini, pianist – New Ross Piano Festival– Photo Davide Cerati

As soloist he performs on stages such as the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Teatro alla Scala of Milan, the Teatro San Carlo of Naples, the Salle Gaveau of Paris, the Kennedy Center of Washington and he is guest of prestigious festivals, including La Roque d’Anthéron, Yokohama Piano Festival, Australian Chamber Music Festival, “Benedetti Michelangeli” of Bergamo and Brescia. He works together with conductors such as Luciano Acocella, John Axelrod, Antonello Allemandi, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Giampaolo Bisanti, Marcello Bufalini, Massimiliano Caldi, Tito Ceccherini, Daniel Cohen, Howard Griffiths, Armin Jordan, Seikyo Kim, Emanuel Krivine, Karl Martin, Donato Renzetti, Corrado Rovaris, Ola Rudner, Daniele Rustioni and Maximiano Valdes.

Warmly approved by specialized critics, his record production for Decca/Universal includes works by Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Schubert, Domenico Scarlatti and Mussorgsky.

Since 2008 he has been promoting the project “Ode to joy”, which has allowed him to play in the whole world the “Ninth Symphony” by Beethoven/Liszt, with more than fifty live performances, including: Rome, Milan, Cremona, Paris, Munich, Tel Aviv, Rio de Janeiro, Beirut. He has on his account also the project “Web Piano”, which combines great piano masterpieces live performances – such as Carnaval by Schumann, Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky or Images by Debussy – with projections by the multimedia artist Giuseppe Andrea L’Abbate (La Roque d’Anthéron, Lisztomanias 2017, Châteauroux, Emilia Romagna Festival).

As chamber musician he constantly performs with the cellist Silvia Chiesa and works with colleagues such as Massimo Quarta, Cinzia Forte, Roberto Prosseda and The Scala String Quartet.

Founder and artistic director of the Amiata Piano Festival, he is the artistic consultant for dance and music of Teatro Comunale “Verdi” of Pordenone and cultural ambassador of Friuli Venezia Giulia region.

He plays a Fazioli grand piano.

 

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“One of the most significant Chopin performers in the next twelve years…”

Robert Vroon – American Record Guide