Francesco Di Fiore

PIANIST AND COMPOSER

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Francesco Di Fiore, pianist and composer, was born in Palermo. He studied with Harald Ossberger, Bruno Canino, Peter Toperczer and Eliodoro Sollima. He studied in Vienna and Prague. In 1986 he started his concert career performing hundreds of concerts worldwide.
He is author of contemporary music of post-modern post-minimalist area. Alongside music for piano, his compositions include chamber and orchestral music, film soundtracks and stage music.
In 2011 he created an original and enormous project called Miniature 2011 in which he composed a new piece each week and presented it on the internet. The project yielded 53 compositions totalling around 210 minutes of new music. His albums are released by Dutch Label Zefir Records.

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  • 14 November 2016

    Farewell Meu Amor

    “Farewell Meu Amor”, American movie directed by Ekwa Msangi, was recently premiered in New York. Francesco wrote the original soundtrack and on the website of the film farewellmeuamorfilm.com you can also listen to the track “Farewell”, excerpt from the OST of the film.

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  • 12 April 2016

    “Quattro Canti” guitar concerto World Première

    Quattro Canti (Four Songs) for guitar and orchestra, dedicated to guitarist Lapo Vannucci, will be premiered next June 2 in Vidin, Bulgaria. Lapo Vannucci, guitar, and the Vidin Symphony Orchestra directed by Robert Gutter.

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  • 7 March 2016

    The Concerto Trilogy

    Francesco just finished his new Pianoconcerto, the Concerto Trilogy is now complete with this third section. The project consists of two solo concertos, for piano and for guitar and orchestra, and a double concerto, already premiered in 2015, for guitar, piano and orchestra.

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    December 04 , 2016THE CONCERTO TRILOGY

    Quattro Canti [Guitar Concerto]: Lapo Vannucci, guitar
    Concerto Ostinato [Piano Concerto]: Luca Torrigiani, piano
    Tre Paesaggi [Double Concerto]: Lapo Vannucci & Luca Torrigiani
    Robert Gutter, conductor

    Sala Ateneu
    Filarmonica "Mihail Jora"
    Bacău, RO
    December 02 , 2016CONCERTO OSTINATO* for piano and orchestra | TRE PAESAGGI for guitar, piano and orchestra

    Botosani Philharmonic Orchestra
    Luca Torrigiani, piano | Lapo Vannucci, guitar
    Robert Gutter, conductor
    * world premiere

    Sala Casei de Cultura a Sindicatelor
    Filarmonica de Stat Botosani
    Botosani, RO
    November 19 , 2016TRE PAESAGGI for guitar, piano and orchestra

    Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México
    Lapo Vannucci, guitar | Luca Torrigiani, piano
    Gabriela Díaz Alatriste, conductor

    Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Tonatico
    Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos
    Tonatico, Mexico
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