Heidi Trautmann

Dec 6 : Gloria Campaner Piano Recital at the Shoe Factory at 20:30 hrs

P competitions, Campaner is highly acclaimed by the international press for her “extremely deep musicality, remarkable fluidity, nuancing and sense of style which put her in the ranks of pianists with exceptional qualities”! (Walter Arlen – Los Angeles Times). For her recital in Nicosia, Campaner will perform works by Schubert, Rachmaninoff as well as List’s transcriptions on Verdi, Wagner and Schubert.


Born in Venice, Italy, in 1986, Gloria Campaner is regarded by the critics and public alike, as one of the most interesting pianists of the new generation. She began her piano studies at the age of four, gave her first public recital at five, and debuted as a soloist at age 12 with the Venetian Symphony Orchestra. Since the first year of her studies, Campaner has been the first-prize recipient in


Friday 6 December 2013
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

The Pharos Arts Foundation, with the kind support of the Italian Embassy in Nicosia, presents a recital with the exciting Italian pianist, Gloria Campaner. First-prize winner in over 20
more than twenty national and international piano competitions for young musicians.

Her rapidly advancing career as a soloist, with orches! tra, and as a chamber musician, has led her to be a guest in some of the most renowned music festivals over the world. Campaner is highly acclaimed by the international press for her “extremely deep musicality, remarkable fluidity, nuancing and sense of style which put her in the ranks of pianists with exceptional qualities” (Walter Arlen – Los Angeles Times).

Gloria Campaner is the Silver Medalist of the Paderewski International Piano Competition, (Los Angeles, 2010), in which she also received the Special Awards for Best Performance in Paderewski and Chopin works. She is also the First Prize winner and the Prokofiev Special Award recipient of the 2009 Ibla Grand Prize, after which she made her first US tour and her Carnegie Hall debut in 2010. She is a laureate of many other international competitions, including Cantù International Piano and Orchestra Competition (Como, 2009), European Piano Competition &nda! sh; Vlado Perlemuter (Le Havre – France, 2009), International T.I.M. Competition (Verona, 2008), Rospigliosi International Piano Competition – R. Schumann Prize (Pistoia – Italy, 2008).

In the year of Liszt's anniversary she was awarded the Prix de Jury – F. Liszt at the XI Concours International de Musique du Maroc in Casablanca, and was recipient of the European Prize for Culture by the Cultural Foundation Pro Europa (Freiburg, 2011). In addition, she has received scholarships from the Brahms Foundation in Baden-Baden (2009) and the Societa Umanitaria of Milan (2007).

After graduating at 18 from the Conservatory with top marks, she earned her Master’s Degree summa cum laude under the tutelage of Bruno Mezzena at the Music Academy of Pescara. Meanwhile, Gloria Campaner was selected to actively participate in many master-classes thro! ughout Europe, amongst other, Ticino-Musica (Lugano – Switzerland), Accademia Incontri col Maestro (Imola – Italy), Mozarteum (Salzburg), Mannes College (New York City), working with such distinguished musicians as J. Swann, Jerome Rose, S. Perticaroli, A. Jasinski, P. Gililov, L. Zilberstein, D. Bashkirov, and B. Petrushansky. She spent most of her recent studies developing affinity with the Russian school under the guidance of K. Bogino, meanwhile graduating as a ‘Soloist’ from the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, where she studied under Professor Fany Solter.

Selections of her concerts have often been broadcast by international television and radio stations, such as RAI, Radio Ljubljana, SKY Classica, RTSI and CNN. Her debut CD with music of R. Schumann and S. Rachmaninoff was published by EMI in early 2013. Gloria Campaner is also very active in chamber music projects, having collaborated with artis! ts such as J. Moser, I. Gitlis, A. Chumachenco, M. Abbado, M. Kugel, S. Krilov, soloists of the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Philharmonic of La Scala in Milan.

Her constant interest for the contemporary arts is presently leading her attention into future projects of contemporary music and dance, working with some of the most renowned composers and choreographers of the 21st century.

As an educator, Gloria Campaner is regularly invited to give master-classes in Italy and Europe, as well as at the University of Istanbul, the Kaznam Music Academy of Astana (Kazakhstan) and the Hangzhou University (China).

In October 2009, Campaner was declared a “2010-2011 European Ambassadress for Culture” as part of the cultural programme Piano, Reflet de la Culture Europèenne. As an official Steinway & S! ons Artist, she has already performed in the majority of Steinway Halls around the world (including New York, London and Hamburg).

Recent and future highlights include her second tour in China, her appearance at the NCPA of the Beijing Oriental Arts Centre of Shanghai, recitals in San Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, chamber music collaboration with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, her debut with the RSI Orschestra in Lugano and the National Symphony RAI Orchestra (live broadcast by Radio and Television), and collaborations with Quartetto di Cremona and the rising violin star Anna Tifu. In the spring 2013, Gloria Campaner received a residency in Paris as a “Promising Artist” from the Italian Embassy and Institute of Culture, and she was invited to play at the opening recital of the season at Salle Cortot.

Franz Schubert  - Impromptu No.3 in B-flat major, Op.142 “Andante con variazioni”
Franz Schubert – Franz Liszt - Serenade “Leise flehen meine Liede”
Richard Wagner – Franz Liszt - Isoldes’ “Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde
Giuseppe Verdi – Franz Liszt - Concert Paraphrase of Rigoletto
Sergei Rachmaninoff  - 6 Moments Musicaux, Op.16

€15 Adults / €10 Members of the Foundation, Concessions
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