Pablo Rossi, piano and “Kamerata Balkanika”

28.01.2023., 20:00

The concert was organized in cooperation with Artlink association.

Heitor Villa-Lobos
Carnaval das crianças brasilieras (Children’s Carnival), suite for piano, A. 157
O ginête do Pierrozinho
O chicote do diabinho
A manha de Pierrete
Os guizos do dominozinho
As peripécias do trapeiroziho
As traquinices do mascarado Mignon
A gaita de um precoce fantasiado
A folia de um bloco infantil

Frederic Chopin
Etudes, Op.10 (excerpt)

João Guilherme Ripper
Abaporu for piano quintet

Pablo Rossi, winner of the “1st Nelson Freire National Competition for New Brazilian Talents” in 2003, has been building a brilliant musical and artistic career. He won his first prize when he was seven years old, in the IV Competition Young Interpreters of Lages, since then he has won more than ten competitions, such as the “Magda Tagliaferro Competition”, the “Encuentro Internacional de Jóvenes Músicos” (Argentina) and the “International Competition Ciutat de Carlet”’ (Spain). As a soloist he has performed with the Chamber Orchestra of the Kremlin, the Chamber Orchestra of Moscow, the Chamber Orchestra of Auvergne, the Symphony Orchestra of Kirov, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine, the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestras of Paraná, Santa Catarina, Ribeirão Preto, Sergipe and Salvador, among others. He collaborated with such conductors as Anton Nanut, James Judd, Yoav Talmi, Roberto Minczuk, Isaac Karabtschevsky, Yeruham Scharovsky, Mykola Diadiura, to name a few.
Pablo Rossi is a member of the distinguished English Foundation ‘The Keyboard Charitable Trust’, playing, in the last five years, more than eighty recitals in Europe, the United States, Africa and Latin America. His intense concert career have taken him to important concert halls across Europe, such as Parco della Musica (Rome), Laeiszhalle (Hamburg), the Small Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moscow), Sala Maffeiana (Verona) and Palau de la Musica (Barcelona). Touring the Latin America, he appeared as a soloist at the “Sala São Paulo”, the Municipal Theatres in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the “Teatro Solis” in Montevideo, “Teatro del Libertador” in Córdoba and the “Teatro San Pedro” in Monterrey.
Last season engagements included solo recitals at the celebrated Carnegie Hall in New York, the Slovenian Radio Concert Hall in Bratislava, the Barrow Centre in Barbados, the Concert Hall of the UNAM in Mexico City, the St. Maria Perivale in London and the “Sala Cecilia Meireles” in Rio de Janeiro. As a chamber music player, Pablo Rossi performed at the “Trancoso International Music Festival”, at the “Chopiniana Festival” in Buenos Aires and at the “International Keyboard Institute and Festival” in New York. As a soloist his most recent engagements were with the Petrobras Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Goiania and Youth Orchestra of the Mozarteum (Brazil). After his successful first tour to China in 2018, he was invited to come back for the next season for solo recitals at the NCPA (Beijing) and “Shanghai Concert Hall”, in addition to chamber music performances in another five cities across the country. He has also been invited to give masterclasses at the Shanghai Conservatory and Central School in Beijing.
His discography contemplates recordings of solo piano to chamber music, acclaimed by the international critic. The album “Villa-Lobos: Complete Violin and Piano Sonatas” released by Naxos has been praised as the best chamber music recording by the celebrated BBC Music Magazine. In 2021 Pablo Rossi finished his second master degree at the Mannes School of Music in New York, where he have bee enrolled in the class of Prof. Jerome Rose. He was granted with the “Schonberg Pianists Stipend”, the “Goldsmith Foundation Award” and the “Steinway Prize”. He also has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees with “high distinction” at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory under the guidance of the renowned pianist Elisso Virsaladze.