Duo Gianna Fratta/ Dino De Palma (Italy)

Piano/ Violin

 

Gianna Fratta started her piano career when she was very young. She soon won many national and international competitions and performed in many international cities, like: Berlin, New York, Mumbai, Kolkata, Istanbul, Stockholm, Vilnius, Rome, Seoul, Montevideo and Buenos Aires. She debuted as orchestra conductor in 1998 and since then she has been working with major orchestras. Among others: Berlin Philharmonic, Rome Opera Theatre Orchestra, Macao (China) Symphonic Orchestra, Florence ORT, Petruzzelli Theatre Orchestra, London Royal Academy, Nuova Scarlatti Orchestra of Naples, etc. Her teacher, the great Russian conductor Yuri Ahronovitch, describes her like this: “I’ve never met such a young conductor already endowed with a great heart and a great arm”. She performs and conducts in the major theatres of the world and cooperates with the major international musicians. She teaches composition elements at Foggia Conservatory, is a visiting professor at Sungshim University of Seoul and regularly holds lectures and masterclasses in many universities worldwide

Dino De Palma graduated in violin and Literature. His career as solo and chamber musician led him to perform all over the world, going from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York to Tchaikowsky Hall in Moscow, Coliseum Theater in Buenos Aires, Pompidou Center in Paris, Seoul Art Center in Seoul, Madrid National Auditorium, Solis Theater in Montevideo, Smethana Hall in Prague and many others. Over 20 years of his music career, he has performed with great artists, like: Uto Ughi, Enrico Dindo, Jerry Lewis, Bart Bacarach, Liza Minnelli, Charlie Haden, Roberto Benigni, Vittorio Gassman, Andrea Bocelli, Placido Domingo and many others. He cooperated with many orchestras, among others: the Petruzzelli Theatre Orchestra of Bari, Philarmonic Orchestra of the Region Marche, Bologna Chamber Orchestra, La Fenice Theatre Orchestra and Regio Theatre Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestras of Rome, Turin and Naples. He is Professor at the University of Foggia for ISMEZ courses and of the international courses in Lanciano. He teaches violin at Foggia Conservatory and is visiting professor at Sungshin University in Seoul.

Repertoire:

  1. Brahms, Scherzo in C minor
  2. Grieg, Sonata n. 3 in C minor op. 45
  3. Allegro molto ed appassionato
  4. Allegretto espressivo alla romanza
  5. Allegro animato
  6. Paganini, Variations on a theme from Rossini’s Mosè
  7. Saint-Saens, Dance macabre op. 40

Autori vari, Italian opera medley