STEFANO SALVATORI, piano

1/8/2018 SRIJEDA/WEDNESDAY/20:30/KATEDRALA SV.MARKA/ST.MARK’S CATHEDRAL

Stefano Salvatori, was born in Rome, and he graduated piano very young, at the ‘F. Morlacchi’ Conservatory of Perugia. He studied harpsichord with master Alan Curtis at theCini Foundation in Venice. He graduated in composition under the guidance of maestro Fabio Vacchi, and took on conducting theorchestra at the “G. Verdi” conservatory in Milan. As a composer and a pianist, in ‘98, he performed his ‘1st String Quartet’ at the Zagreb Biennale of Contemporary Music; in the next edition, it was the ‘Night Choral’ for ten winds. In 1998, he wrote the Cantata for voice and five instruments ‘Orpheus Euridyke Hermes’ a work commissioned by the Fondazione Arena di Verona. In August 2005, his ‘21 preludes’ for piano were performed at the ‘Pianosolo’ festival of Amandola (AP) with warm acclaim from both, the critics and the public. As a Master of the Teatro alla Scala he has challenged numerous titles of the Italian operatic repertoire, in particular the works ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Madamme Butterfly,’ collaborating with maestro Riccardo Muti and maestro Myun Wuhn Chung, as well as the contemporary productions such as ‘Teneke’ by Fabio Vacchi, with the direction of Roberto Abbado and ‘1984’ work of m. Lorin Maazel, and also several ballets among which: ‘The Sleeping Beauty,’ ‘The Nutcracker,’ ‘Swan Lake,’ ‘Giselle,’ ‘La strada,’ ‘Sagra of Spring,’ ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Recently he was a director of Gala dance with the prima/first dancers of Teatro alla Scala and Stabat Mater of Pergolesi, choreographed by Francesco Ventriglia. In February 2009, he successfully directed the Cairo Opera House Orchestra.