Biography

Pietro Bonfilio was born in Scansano in a small village of Tuscany (Italy) in 1990.

He Graduated at “Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi” in Milan and completed a Master’s degree in performance at the Royal Conservatoire. During the years of studies he had the chance to deepen the study of music with several musician as Michele Campanella, Victor Sangiorgio, Jean ‐Marc Luisada, Vincenzo Balzani, Giuseppe Andaloro and Lang Lang.

Pietro performs regularly in Italy and abroad. He has performed in the USA (Carnegie Hall in New York, NYU and Cornell University), London (Pushkin House), Israel (Jerusalem Music Centre, Tel Aviv Conservatoire of Music), in various cities of Sweden and Norway, Scotland (Stevenson Hall, Royal Concert Hall of Glasgow), Romania (Neamt Piano Festival), Mexico (Centro Cultural Bicentenario in Mexico City), Cambodia (Phnom Penh Piano Festival Meta House), Thailand (Bangkok Piano Festival, Sala Sudasiri Sobha), Turkey (Milli Reasurans Hall).

He has performed frequently in Milan, most notably at Teatro alla Scala, in the Salone Napoleonico of Palazzo Serbelloni, in the Royal Palace, in the Puccini hall and in the Verdi hall, in the great hall of Casa Verdi, in Villa Litta Borromeo Visconti for Società Umanitaria, in the Gaber Hall for the Società dei Concerti.

He has played in various Italian cities, in particular in Florence’s Salone dei Cinquecento of Palazzo Vecchio, at Palazzo Albrizzi in Venice, in Naples at Villa Pignatelli-Rothschild and at Teatro Civico in Como.

He performed as a soloist with Luxembourg Philharmonia Orchestra, Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra “Mihail Jora” Bacau, Grosseto Symphony Orchestra, with Reggio Calabria “Francesco Cilea” Orchestra, Milli Reasurans Orchestra Istanbul.

In 2014 has been awarded by the International Association of Richard Wagner and he had the chance to attend to the Richard Wagner Bayreuth Festival.

The most important italian newspapers and music Magazines such as Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, La Nazione, Amadeus and Suonare News have given him glowing reviews and RAI TV News (TG1) have interviewed him. He played live several times for the National Service Radio Rai 3 and Radio Classica.

In 2017 has been released a CD for the dutch label Brilliant Classics dedicated to the Russian composer Dimitri Kabalevsky.