Francesco Piemontesi - Media

The Telegraph’s Ivan Hewett profiles Francesco, and chats with him about his early encounters with great musicians, reading physics to relax and more.
The Telegraph’s Ivan Hewett profiles Francesco

Francesco is featured in Musical America as New Artist of the Month for January 2015. 
New Artist of the Month, Jan 2015, Musical America

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Francesco plays the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in the inaugural concert of Le Rosey Concert Hall, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit.

Francesco performs a solo piano transcription of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, Part 1

Watch Francesco play Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on Theme by Paganini with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana.

Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi performs Mozart's "Coronation" Concerto, K.537 at the BBC proms this past June. His clean and authoritative account of Mozart's Coronation Concerto, which includes a perfectly poised first and slow movement and an intriguing first-movement cadenza by Christian Zacharias, in which Collon moved over to a celesta to filter in one or two magical, music-box-like phrases.

Francesco Piemontesi performs the Mozart Piano Concerto in C major, KV 503 with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony lead by Manfred Honeck.

Francesco performs a solo piano transcription of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, Part 2

Alfred Brendel presents Francesco with the 2012 BBC Music Magazine Award for “Best Newcomer,” for his album on Avanti Classics.

Francesco discusses his new Naïve Classique recording of the Dvorak and Schumann piano concerti with Jirí Belohlávek and the BBC Symphony.

As a member of the BBC Radio 3 New Generation roster, Francesco speaks with the BBC about how he began his studies, and how he is working today.

An audio-only video with a track from Francesco’s recent Avanti Classic album, Bach’s Courante from the Partita in B Flat Major BWV 825.