Biography

The italian pianist Pietro Bonfilio was born in a Scansano, a small village on the Tuscan hills of Maremma.
He has performed in the USA (Carnegie Hall in New York, NYU and Cornell University), Milan (Teatro alla Scala, Sala Verdi), Munchen (Herkulessaal), Russia (North Caucasian State Orchestra),Tokyo (Tamashin Risuru Hall), Modena (Teatro Pavarotti), Cremona (Teatro Ponchielli), Israel (Jerusalem Music Centre, Tel Aviv Conservatoire of Music), in various cities of England, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany (Berlin Ernst Reuter Saal), France, Turkey, Scotland (Royal Concert Hall of Glasgow), Romania (Athenaeum Bucharest), Mexico (Centro Cultural Bicentenario in Mexico City), Cambodia (Phnom Penh Piano Festival), Honk Kong (Youth Teather), Thailand (Bangkok Piano Festival, Sala Sudasiri Sobha).

He performed as a soloist with Luxembourg Philharmonia Orchestra, Cameristi del Teatro alla Scala, Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, Safonov Philarmonic North Caucasus, Philharmonia Tama Tokyo, Kazakhstan National Symphony Orchestra, Cemal Resit Rey Philharmonic Istanbul, Istanbul Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Rossini Pesaro, Orchestra “Mihail Jora” Bacau, Reggio Calabria “Francesco Cilea” Orchestra, Milli Reasurans Orchestra Istanbul.

Graduated at “Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi” in Milan and completed a Master’s degree in performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He studied with several renowned musicians as Lang Lang, Jean-Marc Luisada, Vincenzo Balzani, Victor Sangiorgio, Giuseppe Andaloro.

He regularly plays with internationally acclaimed artists including Fatma Said, Mikhail Utkin, Ariana Kim.

He recorded for Brilliant Classics (Kabalevsky Piano Music 2017), Suonare Records (Mussorgsky, Liszt, Tchaikovsky 2019), Movimento Classical (Shostakovich Piano Concerto, Debussy Preludes 2023).

He as been principal piano professor at Conservatorio “C. Monteverdi” in Cremona and guest professor at Yamaha Piano School, Assumption University and Princess Galyani Vadhana institute of music in Bangkok.

Pietro is the founder and artistic director of the international music festival Morellino Classica Festival: http://www.morellinoclassicafestival.com