In the two decades since her professional debut, pianist Mariangela Vacatello has brought her virtuosity, passionate interpretations, and magnificent musicality to diverse global audiences. She is recognized worldwide as an exceptionally gifted artist, reflected in the numerous awards and effusive reviews she has received for both her live performances and recordings for Brilliant Classics. Her performances are regularly broadcasted by prestigious Radio Stations worldwide. The Second Prize at the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in 1999 at the age of 17 catapulted her towards an international career as a soloist, performing at Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Walt Disney Hall, Montpellier Festival, Carnegie Weill Hall in NYC, Oriental Centre in Shanghai. Mariangela is living in Umbria and is a sought-after teacher as Piano Professor at the Conservatoire “A. Boito” in Parma and in Pinerolo International Music Academy.
World Pianists Series Presents
Recorded specially for us in Italy.
Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
JS Bach (Piano Transcription by Mariangela Vacatello)
Islamey (Oriental Fantasy), Op. 18
Awards & Recognition
1999 Franz Liszt International Piano Competition- Second Prize
2009 Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition- Finalist and Worldwide Audience Award
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"The recital of the young and talented Neapolitan pianist enchanted the Ferrara Musica audience. Vacatello knows how to excite."