top of page
Daniele Petralia in Russia.jpg

Bio

Daniele Petralia was born in 1973 in Catania (Italy).

He received his Degree with High Honours from the Bellini Conservatory under the direction of Giuseppe Cultrera.

After he continued his musical education at the “SommerAkademie Mozarteum” of Salszburg and at the “S. Cecilia Academy” in Rome with Sergio Perticaroli who defined him as “a very talented pianist and excellent artist with a special music projection”, receiving his Master in Piano Performance with High Honours. He also attended Master Classes and Courses with Dominique Merlet, Boris Petroushanskj, Maria Curcio-Diamand, Huseyin Sermet, Aldo Ciccolini, Lazar Berman, receiving also precious advices and encouragements from Vladimir Ashkenazy.

He enjoys an active concert schedule worldwide: ITALY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLANDFRANCE, GERMANY, LATVIA, POLAND, RUMANIA, GREECE, MOROCCO, UNITED STATES, CANADA, RUSSIA, JAPAN, etc.: ROME (Marcello’s Theatre; Barberini Palace), MILAN, STRESA (Settimane Musicali of Stresa and Lago Maggiore where he opened the 2010 Festival with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Ashkenazy), SALERNO, CHIETI, ENNA, NOTO (International Music Festival), CATANIA (A.M.E.; Lyceum Club; Massimo Bellini Theatre), TURIN (Polincontri Classica), CORTONA, PARIS (Maison de RADIO-FRANCE; Conservatoire Italien de Paris; Association F.L.A.M.E., Theatre Le Ranelagh), ZURICH (Zurich University), MONTECARLO (Salle Garnier), MOSCOW, SALISBURY (Seminar Schloss Leopoldskron; Wiener Saal), KOBERN-GONDORF (Sommerclassics InternationalMusic Festival), WARSAW, KRAKOW (6th Mendelssohn International Music Days), ATHENS (Pallas-centre Theatre of the Symphony Orchestra of State; Pireas University; Romanos o’Melodos Conservatory), TRIKALA (Aristotelio Odeio),THESSALONIKI, LIEPAJA (Guest Star of the International Piano Star Festival), ARAD, CASABLANCA, RABAT, FES, NEW YORK, (Tenri Cultural Institute of Manhattan in Guggenheim Museum), DETROIT Area (Varner Recital Hall), MONTREAL, OTTAWA (National Library), PREVOST, OSAKA, NAGOYA; he made also several recording for Radio and Televisions like France - Musique in Paris.

He has worked with several Orchestras as soloist: Sicilian Symphony Orchestra, Massimo Bellini Theatre Philharmonic Orchestra, Arad StateSymphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Settimane Musicali di Stresa Academy, Donetsk Symphony Orchestra, New World Philharmonic Orchestra of Montreal, Liepaja State Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Ashkenazy having been accepted by the audience enthusiastically.

He obtained several First Prizes at National Piano Competitions (Torre Orsaia Piano Competition, A.M.A. Calabria Music Competition, Messina Music Competition, Brahms Chamber Music Competition of Barcellona P.G. in Italy); the Second Prize at the International Piano Competition “Prix Saint-Vincent”, the Third Prize at the International Piano Competition “Ibla Grand Prize”, theThird Prize at the International Piano Competition “F. P. Neglia” of Enna, the Second Prize (First Prize not awarded) at the International Piano Competition “V. Bellini” of Caltanissetta. Finalist at the Montecarlo Piano Master 2000, he also obtained the First Prize at the prestigious International Piano Competition of “Meknès” (Morocco) where he received the “Grand Prize of Princess LallaMeriem”. He also obtained the Carlo and Rodolfo Furcht Special Prize for the interpretation of the Prokofiev 7th Sonata as Finalist at the “G. Pecar” International Piano Competition.

He is regularly invited to give Piano Master Class in Italy and abroad (Athens, X.O.N., Trikala, Aristotelio Conservatory, Montepulciano, International Summer Piano Academy of Poros (Greece), Makedonias Music University of Thessaloniki, Republic of San Marino, Rome (Accademia Musicale di Roma Capitale), Khimki Music School (Russia), Moscow Gnessin Music Academy, etc.), and he serves as a Jury Member in National and International piano competitions. (X.O.N. Competition of Athens, Piano Competition of North Greece in Thessaloniki, Villafranca European Competition, Brahms Competition of Barcellona P.G., “F. Moscato”International Piano Competition, International Piano Competition Her Royal Highness Princess LallaMeryem of Rabat (Morocco), Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition in Monza, etc.)

His recording with the F. Busoni’s Preludes op.37and Gino Tagliapietra’s Preludes (World Première Recording) for Phoenix Classics Label and On Classical has been acclaimed by the Press.

He is Full Piano Professor at the “Vincenzo Bellini” State Music University in Catania (Italy). He’s also Visiting Professor at the Accademia Musicale di Roma Capitale in Rome and at the Academie Européenne de Musique Online.

He has been Artistic Director and Artist in Residence of the OSN Mascalucia ETNA Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mr. Petralia has been awarded with an UNESCO Recognition for High Achievements in the field of Art by the International Academy “Amici della Sapienza”.

His last CD live recording for the French label TvClassique, featuring works by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev, has been released in December 2023.

Contatta

Recensioni come Pianista classico/a

Se ne parla

Quando si parla di musica, ognuno ha i propri gusti, simpatie e antipatie. Tuttavia, come a volte accade anche per altre cose, c'è della musica che mette tutti d'accordo. E a tutti piacciono i musicisti che hanno sia una grande tecnica che un indubbio talento. Daniele Petralia Pianist ha dimostrato al proprio pubblico di possederle entrambe, oltre ad avere un sound unico nel suo genere. Leggi alcune delle recensioni per vedere cosa hanno da dire i clienti su come lavora Daniele Petralia Pianist.

Music Mass

Waves Magazine

Ultimi aggiornamenti musicali

Questa è la testimonianza di un cliente. In questa sezione puoi condividere ciò che hanno detto i clienti su di te, sui servizi che offri e sul successo che hanno ottenuto grazie al tuo contributo. I visitatori del sito non vedranno l'ora di affidarsi a te!

Play It

Off-Beat Magazine

Novità e recensioni musicali

Questa è una delle tue recensioni. È il luogo ideale per condividere le recensioni che i tuoi lavori hanno ricevuto dal pubblico e dalla critica... e per coinvolgere ancora di più i visitatori del sito.

Arpeggio

Musica.com

La tua guida musicale di fiducia

Questa è la testimonianza di un cliente. In questa sezione puoi condividere ciò che hanno detto i clienti su di te, sui servizi che offri e sul successo che hanno ottenuto grazie al tuo contributo. I visitatori del sito non vedranno l'ora di affidarsi a te!

bottom of page