|Maurizio Moretti, Italy, 2010|
Tour Dates: 6 May - 17 May, 2010
“...he develops every aspect emphasizing an interpretative project aimed at valorizing each note and every moment of a beautiful concert...”
Maurizio Moretti is one of the best interpreters of the renowned Italian School of Pianoforte. His ability to interiorize and develop the musical motives in a continuous search for the aesthetic perfection has made him the star of the most famous international concert halls.
The pianoforte is his reason for life, and on stage he transforms himself from a timid, reserved man to an imposing pianist, with his magic fingers flying over the piano keyboard to deliver breathtaking performances.
His ability to mix together incredible silences and powerful fortissimo, and the combination of perfect technique and amazing interpretation with irresistible Italian charm make him a star that enthuses the public and the most demanding critics.
During his career spanning more than two decades, Maurizio Moretti has performed regularly in the most famous European concert halls, including those of Berlin, Vienna, Moscow, Amsterdam, Prague, Milan, Budapest, Frankfurt, Madrid, Stockholm, Grenoble and Lille. He performs frequently around the world with concerts in Japan, North and South America, Persian Gulf and Australia.
His repertoire includes solo recitals, chamber music as well as concerts for piano and orchestra. He has played with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie der Nationen, European Community Chamber Orchestra, Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, I Solisti del Teatro alla Scala, the Moscow Soloists, the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, I Solisti di Perugia. He has worked with conductors such as the famous Mozart interpreter Peter Maag, Justus Frantz, Saulius Sondeskis, Yuri Bashmet, Piero Bellugi, and Marc Tardue.
His live recording of Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto with the Philharmonie der Nationen conducted by Justus Frantz, recorded at the famous Hamburg MusikHalle in 2003, has been the perfect conclusion of an outstanding tournée comprising 14 concerts in Spain and Germany and has received rave reviews. He has recently signed a contract with the prestigious Japanese record company Camerata Tokyo—Sony for to record, starting in the 2005-2006 season, two CDs dedicated to Mozart’s piano concertos, two CDs for piano duo as well as CDs with music by Wagner and Listz.
Born in Cagliari, he studied under Ida Allegretto at the Conservatory of his town and then for five years with Aldo Ciccolini, who wrote about him: "an extraordinary rhythmical vitality, a special inborn musical treatment of sound and a great technical capacity which characterize his pianism. He is surely one of the most talented and original exponents of Italian pianism”. As a young pianist, his excellent performances and incredible musical interpretation have won him many awards including the Mozart fellowship from the Musikhochschule Mozarteum Salzburg, the International Piano Competition “Sergey Rachmaninov”, and the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia.
He studied and toured for three years with director Peter Maag, recognized worldwide as the best interpreter of Mozart’s music, and together they played all major Mozart’s piano concertos in front of several demanding European audiences. Together they performed Mozart’s piano concerto K595 in the last public appearance by maestro Maag in Madrid in front of an audience of 2700
Maurizio Moretti is currently artistic director of the International Chamber Music Festival of the roman theater of Nora, artistic director of the Ente Musicale di Nuoro, principal guest soloists in the Orchestra Sinfonica de L´Aquila. He is also the art director and the guest soloist of the Europa Philharmonie Orchestra in Magdeburg, one of the best young orchestras in Europe, and music director and guest soloist of the renowned chamber orchestra I Solisti di Perugia.
He is also an outstanding teacher as he is currently a full professor of pianoforte at the Conservatorio di Musica in Cagliari, where he also teaches piano Master classes. Furthermore, he is an invited guest professor at the renowned Kusatsu Festival and Academy in Japan and has taught Master classes all around the world.
Maurizio Moretti currently lives near Cagliari, on the island of Sardinia (Italy).
(Palacio de festival di Santander) “Moretti shows his wonderful fraseggio and a proper technique in a total and complete fusion with the ConcertGebouw Orchestra from
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(Tournee with the Moscow Soloists and Yuri Bashmet) “…and for Mozart’s concerto in A major comes to the stage, accompanied by the Moscow Soloists under the conduction of Yuri Bashmet, Maurizio Moretti. He is the true interpreter of this page, attentive at each particular, at every nuance, offering moments of great intensity in the cantabile of the second movement and in the logic precision of the fast movements…!”
(Teatro dell’Opera di
“The sound is present, the gestures fluid and without excesses. Moretti plays with the serenity of him who enjoys a mature career as a concert performer and the mastery of the technique that comes from a great school, that of Aldo Ciccolini at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris. A large public was waiting for him…In Debussy’s Préludes he shows dash, delicacy and incisivity…he develops every aspect emphasizing an interpretative project aimed at valorizing each note and every moment of a beautiful concert...”
“…more engaging Mozart’s concert with Maurizio Moretti as soloist…the three themes and the two cadenzas of the Allegro allowed understanding his admirable fluidity and his weighted agogic sensibility. Then he has designed the Andante with perfect balance, almost contemplative…well done and stylistically perfect the brilliant dialogue with the orchestra…"
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“…when its hands touch the keyboard of the piano the music begins to flow…Great concert at
“…A Chopin followed with respectful silence by the public of Teatro Real de Malaga…the powerful left hand and the very precise “octaves” …Liszt ‘s pieces were followed by Schumann’s kinderszenen, coherently with what indicated by the composer…very high overall quality…the public demanded two encores…”
“…stars of the performance I Solisti del Teatro alla Scala and pianist Maurizio Moretti, harmonious and precise, always attentive of every detail and the expressivity …a large public has filled all the seats of the beautiful Palladian Teatro Olimpico in
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