Irene Ninno - Piano recital

Sunday May 19, 2024 @ 15h00

Irene Ninno is a pianist, composer and conductor born in Terlizzi (Bari, Italy) on October 8, 1992.

She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in piano at the Niccolò Piccinni Conservatory in Bari with Professor Pasquale Iannone, a Master’s degree at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, and specialized at the Ecole Normale Cortot in Paris. In addition to piano, Irène has also studied composition, conducting, chamber music (Master’s degree at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory with Roberto Galletto) and musicology at the Sorbonne University in Paris and Roma Tre University.

She has perfected her piano and music training with internationally renowned teachers such as Pavel Gililov, Michel Beroff, Paul Badura Skoda, François Joel Thiollier, Aldo Ciccolini, Benedetto Lupo for piano, Vincent Scalera for vocal piano accompaniment.

Her intense concert activity has taken her to the major cities of Italy, France, England, Scotland, Switzerland and Spain. She has given concerts at the Salle Cortot in Paris, at St Olave Hart Street and St George the Martyr in London, at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh for the Afternoon Concert Series and the Edimburgh Musician Society, in Leon (Spain) for the Hereutpe Foundation; in Rome at the Auditorium Parco della Musica for the Association Musique pour Rome, at the Teatro Torlonia for the “Primavera in musica 2022” season, at the Palazzo Pamphili for the Vatican, at the Teatro Marcello for the “Nuits au Théâtre Marcello 2023” festival, for the Dal Colosseo ai Sassi Association, for the Musicopaideia Association, for the Terraforma Association at the Macro Museum, in the Baldini Hall for the Festival of Nations; in Velletri at the House of Cultures and Music for the Colle Ionci Association, for Piano City Pordenone 2022 at the Palazzo Loredan Porcia; in Milan for Piano City Milano 2023; for the Note in volo festival at Malpensa (Fazioli), for Piano City Napoli 2019 at the San Domenico Maggiore Monumental Complex, for the Naturellement Piano festival 2018 and 2022 at Pratovecchio (Arezzo); in Bari for the EurOrchestra de chambre de Bari, for the Aldo Moro University and for the Niccolò Piccinni Conservatory; in Barletta for the F. I.A.P., for the Liceo Classico A. Casardi, for the Barletta Classic Music Festival at Palazzo della Marra; in Margherita di Savoia at the Auditorium Aldo Moro for the Unity, in Trani at Palazzo Beltrani for the Associazione Ivo Scaringi, in Corato at the Teatro Comunale, in Andria for the Liceo Classico Troya, and for other Italian and foreign entities.

In spring 2024, she has been invited to embark on a concert tour of China, starting in Shanghai and involving twelve of China’s major cities. As a soloist with orchestra, she has collaborated with the Orchestre Suoni del Sud performing Concerto N. 4 in G major op. 58 by Beethoven, and with the Orchestre Métropolitain de Barcelone performing music by Roberto Laborda at the Palazzo Pamphili (Brazilian Embassy) in Rome on the occasion of the canonization of Saint Irma Dulce. She has won numerous prizes in international competitions, such as the “Ville de Bari” International Competition, the “Jeunes Talents” National Competition in Trani and others

.An eclectic musician with a wide range of interests, she collaborates with directors and theater companies on stage music, is the author of musicological articles and is an editor for Readaction Magazine. She has collaborated with the Santa Cecilia National Academy as Assistant and Accompanying Pianist to the choir. She was artistic director of the Kronos Piano Festival 2019 in Corato and of the international classical music festival Ligature (Andria).

Irene teaches piano at the Italian Academy of Music and Art (AIMA) in Rome.



Beethoven : Sonate en do majeur n° 21 op. 53 « Waldstein »
  (1- Allegro con brio / 2 - Introduction : Molto lentamente / 3 - Rondo : Allegretto grazioso)
Schumann : Sonate n° 3 en fa mineur op. 14 "Concert sans orchestre"
( 1- Allegro brillante / 2 - Scherzo. Molto commodo / 3 - Quasi variazioni. Andantino de Clara Wieck / 4-
Prestissimo possibile)
Tchaïkovski : Dumka en do mineur op. 59

: Dumka en do mineur op. 59