Prague’s most prestigious concert hall, Rudolfinum, will host on October 13 a recital piano solo by Italian award-winning pianist Gianfranco Pappalardo Fiumara.
Solo pianist, who graduated from the Milan Conservatory with top honors, Gianfranco Pappalardo Fiumara studied with the pianist Vincenzo Balzani and Rosalyn Tureck.
Bach interpreter is the winner of international awards such as Ragusa Ibla Grand Prize – New York, Competition of Pisa, Competition Neglia of Enna. Gianfranco Pappalardo Fiumara, has recorded with the Pana Music of Milan, Bongiovanni of Bologna and the RAI in Palermo and Rome in the Chapel of the Quirinale piped Rai.
His international tours are always very appreciated by the public and critics who recognize his style in the performance of JS Bach and WA Mozart and early Beethoven.
The artist has performed more than 1,000 concerts in Asia, America, and Europe, on the music scene of important theaters such as Carnegie Hall in New York, The Sala Verdi and the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Presidential Theater Ankara and the theater in Montreal, the most important rooms of Japan with orchestras such as the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Mexico City, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the New World of Montréal.
Author of publications of Antonio Salieri, Carl Filtsch and Wolfgang A. Mozart, is a professor of the younger teachers Conservatory in Italy.
In 2016 he will return to Carnegie Hall in New York and Mexico City with the first concert of Beethoven, also Cyprus, Japan, Lisbon etc. Not least of great success was his last concert at Carnegie Hall March 19, 2013, with the symphonic orchestra of the New England direct from the famous J. Rutter.
The November 24, 2012 Gianfranco Pappalardo Fiumara has received special recognition from the President of the Republic Hon. Giorgio Napolitano: the representation of honor and medal for artistic merits achieved in Italy and worldwide.