Roberto  Prosseda

Roberto Prosseda

Instrumentalist

Pianist and Pedal Pianist
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2014Gounod: Pedal Piano ConcertoPedal Pianist
2014Gounod: Pedal Piano ConcertoPedal Pianist
2013Gounod: Pedal Piano ConcertoPedal Pianist
2013Gounod: Pedal Piano ConcertoPedal Pianist

Bio

Italian pianist Roberto Prosseda is internationally known for his Mendelssohn Decca recordings, including the complete piano works in 9 CDs. His 2009 live recording of Mendelssohn's 3rd Piano Concerto with the Gewandhaus Orchestra and Riccardo Chailly won the "Diapason d'Or of the Month" and the "CHOC de Classica".   Highlights of Prosseda’s concerts in recent years include performances at the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, the Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall in London, Teatro alla Scala in Milano, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Tchaikowsky Hall in Moscow. Prosseda has played as soloist with Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Filarmonica della Scala, Orchestra di Santa Cecilia and London Philharmonic Orchestra.   Born in Latina, Italy, in 1975, Prosseda studied at the Accademia Pianistica "Incontri col Maestro" in Imola with Alexander Lonquich, Boris Petrushansky and Franco Scala and at the International Piano Foundation in Cadenabbia with Dmitri Bashkirov, Leon Fleisher, William Grant Naboré, Charles Rosen, Karl Ulrich Schnabel, Fou Ts'Ong.   On 13 September 2011 Roberto Prosseda made his debut on the pedal piano, giving the first modern performance of Gounod’s Concerto for pedal piano and orchestra. His pedal piano repertoire includes the original works by Schumann, Boëly and Alkan and new pieces written for him by Ennio Morricone, Michael Nyman, Cristian Carrara and other contemporary composers.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Gounod: Pedal Piano Concerto Pedal Pianist Immediately Orchestra della Svizzera italiana 2014
Gounod: Pedal Piano Concerto Pedal Pianist Immediately Aalborg Symfoniorkester 2014
Gounod: Pedal Piano Concerto Pedal Pianist Immediately Lahti Symphony Orchestra 2013
Gounod: Pedal Piano Concerto Pedal Pianist Immediately Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar 2013