Rosaria Dina Rizzo
She has carried out intense concert activities performing as soloist and as part of various chamber music groups for important associations in Italy and in other countries
After obtaining her diploma in piano she took various Master Classes with J. Achucarro, C. Rosen, B. Canino, with Sergio Perticaroli at the Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Salzburg; furthermore she frequented advanced studies at the “Liszt Ferenc Music Academy” of Budapest. Her particular interests have been directed towards chamber music in fact she attained her diploma at the School of Chamber Music (Scuola S. di Musica da Camera) of Conservatory of Music “S. Cecilia” in Rome and at the International Advanced School of Chamber Music with the Trio di Trieste.
She has carried out intense concert activities performing as soloist and as part of various chamber music groups for important associations in Italy and in other countries: Leopold Mozart Hall of Salzburg, at the Opera of Cairo and at the Conservatory of Music of Cairo, at the Theatre of Verteneglio in Croatia, in the International Festival “Huy-Liege” in Belgium, for the Society “F. Chopin” of Geneve, Havellandische Musikfestspiele in Berlin, in International Festival ”Klavierworchenende” of Holzgerlingen, in the Theatre “Orfeo” of Galesburg (USA), Internazional Festival “Muveszetek Volgye” of Taliandorogd in Ungary, “Teatro del Carmen” in Malaga (Spagna), in the “White Hall” of the Conservatory of Music ”P. Ciajkovskij” in Moscow, XXXI Croatian Music and Theatre Festival-Osor Musical Evenings, Festival “Internationale Sindelfinger Sommerserenaden” of Stuttgard, Center Lacoume of Mosset in Francia, Festival International “Arena” in Pola (Croatia), Radio Television of Slovenia in Ljubiana, Teatro “Lahovari” di Rm. Valcea (Romania), Kazakhstan National Academy of Music, International Festival of Annecy (France), International Festival “Andres Segovia” in Linares (Spagna) Teatro de la Republica of Querètaro and Teatro Jose Nieto Pina of University of Celaya in Messico, Festival “Colmenar Vejo” in Madrid, Concert Hall in Matarò (Spain),Music Festival “Ohrid te Sakam” in Macedonia, Press Club Europe in Bruxelles; a tourneè in Romania,in Slovakia,Slovenia etc .
She was amongst the prize winners of various National and International Competitions and won, as part of the Trio, the Gold Medal (First Prize) at the XXX Grand Concours International 1999 in Paris.
She has also performed with Orchestra Sinfonica of Piemonte, with Orchestra Giovanile Abruzzese “I Sinfonici”, Knox Galesburg Symphony (USA), Philarmonic Orchestra of Bacau (Romania), Chamber Orchestra of Romanian Radio in Bucarest, Philarmonic State Orchestra of Vidin (Bulgary), Philarmonic State Orchestra of Schumen (Bulgary), Orchestra Sinfonica “Silvestre Revueltas” of Messico. She plaied in Duo with the cellist Alexander Zagorinsky, the winner of 1° Prize in International Competition “P. Ciajkovskij” of Moscow and with the flautist Andrea Ceccomori, Anton Serra.
She completed a Degree in Humanities achieving high grades and graduating with honours in “Pedagogy” and also in Discipline Musicali- Piano and in Discipline Musicali- Chamber Music.
She published two books “Immagini Musicali di Florestano Rossomandi” I volume (Life, Works, Didactics, and eight compositions for piano with writer’s revision - I book) and II volume( Pieces for two pianos with writer’s revision- II book); she published another book “La Didattica di Florestano Rossomandi- Origini ed Evoluzione” (“The Teaching method of Florestano Rossomandi- the origin and development”) and she recorded a CD : absolute first performance of Florestano Rossomandi’s pieces for piano.
She has been invited to give Master Class of Piano and Chamber Music in Italy at the Conservatory of Music of Parma, Conservatory of Music of Reggio Emilia, Conservatory of Music of Rimini, in Assisi for International Masterclasses of Internazional Musical Academy of Perugia, in France, in Kazakhstan National Academy of Music, University of Music in Lubiana (Slovenia), Knox College of Galesburg (USA), “Arena International” in Pola (Croazia), Italian Institut of Culture in Lubiana.
She teached in the Conservatory of Music of Ferrara and Campobasso and Lecce. Now she is a teacher of Piano in Liceo Musicale “L. Poerio”of Foggia (Italy).