July 2, 2019
Domenico Nordio and Orazio Sciortino
Violin and Piano
Violin sonatas by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Schumann, played by one of the most renowned Italian violinists, Domenico Nordio, and accompanied by the multi-talented pianist and composer Orazio Sciortino.
Domenico Nordio (violin)
Domenico Nordio is one of the most acclaimed musicians of our time. He has performed in the world’s prestigious halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Barbican Center in London and Suntory Hall in Tokyo), with leading orchestras, including London Symphony, National de France, Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Istanbul Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra, Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Moscow State Symphony. Mr.Nordio is recording exclusively for Sony Classical and he is an artist in residence at the Verdi Orchestra in Milan. Pupil of Corrado Romano and Michèle Auclair, born in Venice in 1971, former child prodigy (he gave his first recital at age of ten), at age of sixteen Nordio won the Viotti International Competition in Vercelli with the legendary Yehudi Menuhin as President of the Jury.
Orazio Sciortino (piano)
Pianist and composer, Orazio Sciortino collaborates with important Italian and foreign musical institutions: Teatro alla Scala in Milan, MiTo Settembremusica, LaVerdi Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Bologna Festival, Ravello Festival, Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento, RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Ankara Festival, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Festival de Wallonie, Klara Festival Brussels, Sala Cecilia Meireles of Rio De Janeiro. As composer, he collaborated with Mazzotta and Skira with projects concerning the relationship between visual arts and music. On 2016 Mr. Sciortino was appointed Krug Ambassador. The prestigious Maison of Champagne asked him to compose a piece exclusively dedicated to Krug. Sciortino’s piano piece Lives through a glass, dedicated to Krug Grande Cuvée is included n his album Self Portrait released by Sony Classical with his works for solo piano. For label Claves, the Ambra Piano Trio and Swiss Ensemble New Wave record a cd with Orazio Sciortino’s chamber works for piano and strings. He has a passion for cooking and lives in Milan.
About This Event:
Date: July 2, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Sant'Andrea Church