Pietro De Maria Academic of Santa Cecilia

Pietro De Maria has just been appointed Academic of Santa Cecilia.

Pietro De Maria has been appointed piano teacher at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg

Starting from October 2017, Pietro De Maria will teach at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg

The recording of Fano's piano works was awarded 4 diapasons by Diapason magazine

Il est bon que les raretés ne soient pas la chasse gardée des seconds couteaux. La Sonate en mi majeur (1895-1899) donne l'occasion de quelques morceaux de bravoure, sous les doigts fulgurants du pianiste italien, mais aussi de méditations d'inspiration brahmsienne....


Piano Street interviews Pietro De Maria

David Wärn interviews Pietro De Maria on Bach and Chopin for Piano Street. Read the article

International Piano gives a five-star rating to the WTC

... The Géza Anda competition struck gold when they gave the first prize to De Maria in 1994. His playing shows a combination of character and integrity that always allows Bach his own voice investing it with an abiding beauty and infinite variety. These records should be in every serious music lover's collection. (Bryce Morrison, International Piano 07-08.2016)


Pietro De Maria guest of Petruska on Rai 5

On Thursday May 19 at 21:15, Pietro De Maria will appear on Petruska, Michele Dall'Ongaro's program on Rai 5. The pianist will talk about Chopin and play some of his works. Whatch Rai 5

The Swiss magazine Musik & Theater interviews Pietro De Maria

In the May-June issue of the Swiss music magazine Musik & Theater, Reinmar Wagner interviews Pietro De Maria on occasion of his upcoming recital for the Musikdorf Ernen on July 15, 2016.


The French magazine Pianiste interviews Pietro De Maria

In the May-June issue of the French magazine Pianiste, Stéphane Friédérich interviews Pietro De Maria on occasion of his upcoming concerts for the Festival Piano à Saint-Ursanne in Switzerland (August 2 and 12, 2016)


Rete Toscana Classica interviews Pietro De Maria

On Thursday April 7 at 15.40 and Tuesday 12 at 10.40, Francesco Ermini Polacci for Rete Toscana Classica interviews Pietro De Maria during the radio program "Novità in compact" and presents his Decca CD of book II of The Well-Tempered Clavier. Listen to Rete Toscana Classica

The Well-Tempered Clavier II chosen recording of the month by MusicWeb-International

The Well-Tempered Clavier I chosen recording of the month by MusicWeb-International

Pietro De Maria and the Well-Tempered Clavier on Sky Classica HD television

Pietro De Maria appears on the program Contrappunti on Sky Classica HD television. Interviewed by Nicola Campogrande Pietro De Maria talks about Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. The program can be seen on:
SUNDAY Sep. 13 at 06:00 (and during the night at 02:00)
MONDAY Sep. 14 at 13:00 (and the following morning at 05:45)
TUESDAY Sep. 15 at 19:00
WEDNESDAY Sep. 16 at 10:00 (and during the night at 03:30)

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RAI 5 Television will broadcast Pietro De Maria's concert on May 23 and 24

RAI 5 will broadcast "Casanova's homecoming" with Monica Bacelli, Sandro Lombardi and Pietro De Maria on May 23 at 22:45 hours and on May 24 at 17:49 hours. RAI 5 website

The recording of the WTC, book I, was awarded 5 stars by Musica

the overall result achieved by De Maria is a delightful synthesis of the rationalistic-architectonic reasons of Bach's poetics and a characteristic search for expressiveness...


The Well-Tempered Clavier I chosen disc of the month by Amadeus

From the beginning, the very famous piece on the C major arpeggio – the Praeludium on which Gounod will construct the Ave Maria – the sound dissolves into such irridescences as to evoke other instruments besides the concert Steinway. As we listen, the impression is confirmed: the piano sounds like an organ, a flute, an orchestra, and even a chorus....


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