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  • Concerto Ostinato for piano and orchestra
    17 December 2016

    Ostinato is an Italian term translated as stubborn, obstinate. It isn’t difficult to imagine how this meaning can be applied to a musical concept. The “ostinato” in music is the persistence of a rhythm, a bridge, a riff, an effect. My (brand new) Concerto Ostinato, for piano and orchestra, explores through its six movements the idea of ostinato in different ways. To get an idea please listen to some excerpts from all movements. Please get the link by clicking on “read more”.

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  • Quattro Canti for guitar and orchestra: new video
    10 December 2016

    Quattro Canti, concerto for guitar and orchestra, is part of a bigger project called Concerto Trilogy, a collection of three concerti composed for Lapo Vannucci and Luca Torrigiani. The complete project was premiered December 4, 2016 in Bacau, Romania. Please enjoy a live recording of Quattro Canti, get the link by clicking on “read more”.

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  • Farewell Meu Amor
    14 November 2016

    “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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  • “Quattro Canti” guitar concerto World Première
    12 April 2016

    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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  • The Concerto Trilogy
    7 March 2016

    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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  • Rhythm of Silence: new CD released
    12 January 2016

    January 8, 2016 Belarca Records has released a new album, Rhythm of Silence, with Japanese pianist Erika Tazawa.

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  • Pianosequenza Tour China 2015/2016
    28 November 2015

    Francesco Di Fiore and Valeria Di Matteo will tour China until January 2016 with Pianosequenza project.

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  • Rhythm of Silence: Album Trailer
    3 October 2015

    Please enjoy the beautiful trailer of Rhythm of Silence, new solo album by Japanese pianist Erika Tazawa performing 21st century piano music.

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  • Rhythm of Silence
    22 September 2015

    Coming soon Rhythm of Silence, new solo album by Japanese pianist Erika Tazawa featuring also a selection from Francesco’s Miniature 2011.

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  • PIANOSEQUENZA has been released!
    4 September 2015

    The new solo album is finally out. The album contains film music for piano by Philip Glass, Yann Tiersen, Michael Nyman, William Susman and Francesco Di Fiore himself.
    Pianosequenza is released by Zefir Records and available worldwide.

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  • Pianosequenza, live concert with Italian premiere
    3 August 2015

    Pianosequenza Monday August 10 in San Baronto (Pistoia, IT) at XVIII Musicarte Montalbano Festival. The program also includes the Italian première of Suite from Secret Journey by Italian composer Marco Betta.

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  • Guitar Concerto
    24 July 2015

    Francesco just finished his new composition, a Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra commissioned by Italian guitarist Lapo Vannucci.

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  • New CD Pianosequenza available from September 4, 2015
    14 July 2015

    Zefir Records presents Pianosequenza, a new solo album by Francesco Di Fiore, containing music from film scores by Philip Glass, Yann Tiersen, Michael Nyman, William Susman and Francesco Di Fiore.

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  • Premiere Double Concerto
    22 January 2015

    January 18, 2015 Tre Paesaggi (Three Landscapes), double concerto for guitar, piano and orchestra, has been premiered in Bacău (Romania).
    Soloists Lapo Vannucci (guitar) and Luca Torrigiani (piano).

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  • At Precisely Six O’ Clock (Ore Diciotto In Punto)
    29 May 2014

    Ore Diciotto In Punto (At Precisely Six O’ Clock), film directed by Giuseppe Gigliorosso, will be in theaters form June 12, 2014. The soundtrack, written by Francesco in 2012, is performed by the author himself at the piano as well as by exceptional musicians such as cellist Giovanni Sollima, the instrumental ensemble GliArchiEnsemble and the extraordinary singer Oriana Civile.

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  • American première
    23 February 2014

    On March 7, 2014 in San Francisco the American premiere of the suite for piano four hands The West Coast Point Of View will be performed.
    The extraordinary renowned ZOFO Duet will perform the suite as part of the Old First Concerts season at a contemporary music concert with four premieres.

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  • Play 709 in Germany
    30 March 2014

    On April 2, 2014, the well-known contemporary music ensemble Piccola Accademia degli Specchi will perform Play 709, chamber music written specifically for the ensemble, dedicated to composer Matteo Sommacal. The concert is one of the highlights of a festival of minimal music called International Minimal Music Festival which is held annually in Kassel, Germany.

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  • Glass
    2 April 2014

    French pianist Nicolas Horvath, well-known for his marathon concerts, events non-stop up to 12 hours in length, will perform on April 11, 2014, the world premiere of Glass, commissioned to Francesco by Horvath for a particular event to be held in Paris at the Palais de Tokyo.

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  • New CD
    20 February 2014

    The American label Belarca Records is about to release a new CD by Japanese pianist Erika Tazawa. The CD will include Francesco’s music along with works by Jacob TV, Matteo Sommacal, William Susman, Marc Mellits and Douwe Eisenga.

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  • New Double Concerto
    1 February 2014

    Francesco has just composed a new “double concerto” for guitar, piano and orchestra commissioned by Italian guitarist Lapo Vannucci and Italian pianist Luca Torrigiani.

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  • Italian premieres in Menaggio, IT
    1 June 2013

    June 18 2013, Francesco performs in Menaggio on Lake Como three important premieres in Italy by Matteo Sommacal, William Susman and also his own compositions.

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  • Piano Solo Tour China 2013
    30 April 2013

    Francesco debuts in Asia with the Piano Solo China Tour 2013.
    The opening concert has been held at Ningbo Grand Theatre, the tour will then proceed in Zhuji, Shanghai, Jinan, Huzhou, Hangzhou.

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