WHERE: Amati room
WHEN: 29th september | 11:30am – 1:00pm
ORGANIZATION: Accademia di S. Cecilia in collaborazione con CremonaFiere
Considered by the international critics as one of the most interesting and complete talents of his generation, Benedetto Lupo debuted at the age of 13 with Beethoven’s First Concert. He soon received excellent results in several international competitions, such as: the “Cortot” and the “Ciudad de Jaén”in Europe and the “Robert Casadesus”, the “Gina Bachauer” and the “Van Cliburn” in the United States. In 1992, while performing in concerts in America, Japan and Europe, he won the “Terence Judd” Award in London. Along with his several recordings for European and Us broadcasting, Lupo recorded for TELDEC, BMG, VAI, NUOVA ERA and the complete collection of Schumann’s piano and orchestra composition for ARTS. In 2005 a new recording of the Soirée Concert by Nino Rota for Harmonia Mundi was issued and was awarded with 5 international prizes, among which the “Diapason d’Or” award. Benedetto Lupo also carries out important activities as to chamber music and music teaching. He holds masterclasses in several international institutions and often is a member of the jury of prestigious piano competitions. Since the academic year 2013/2014 he is professor of piano at the master courses of Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome.