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Julia Siciliano: Romantic Inspiration | Piano Recital

When:
December 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
2017-12-15T20:00:00-06:00
2017-12-15T20:15:00-06:00
Where:
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago
IL 60605
Cost:
$20
Julia Siciliano: Romantic Inspiration | Piano Recital @ PianoForte Studios

Award-winning concert pianist, Julia Siciliano has been heralded as a musician with “fabulous creative power” by the Bonn General-Anzeiger. Ms. Siciliano has become a well-respected and anticipated rising talent on the world stage, being invited as a solo artist by many prestigious orchestras, and festivals, most recently with the Jyväsklyä Sinfonia. A winner of many local and international piano competitions, Julia has won top prizes at the Heida Hermanns International Competition, Iowa Piano Competition, MTNA National Competition, and Beethoven Sonata Competition. Active as a chamber musician, Julia has been invited to perform with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players, and has given numerous recitals with Metropolitan Opera stars Amanda Pabyan, Eric Owens, and Marina Domashenko.

Julia has an active performing career in both solo and chamber music capacities across stages in North America, Central America, and Europe. She has performed multiple times live on Chicago radio station WFMT, Detroit’s historic Scarab Club, Cincinnati Music Hall, the Bulgarian Consulate in New York City, Teatro Falcone Borsellino in Ragusa, Italy, Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City, Iowa, Teatro Nacional of Gautemala, Parvis de l’église Notre-Dame d’Espérance in Cannes, Chateau Haute Sarpe in St. Emilion, and Deutsche Telekom Headquarters in Bonn.

Her debut solo album “Dream Catchers”, a two disc album featuring small scale works by Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert, Ravel and Debussy, released in 2016 to great acclaim. Fanfare Magazine declared “this release has merit as a career milestone” and leaves “no doubt about the devotion and seriousness of Siciliano’s approach to music.” Gramophone Magazine praised her “fine technique and natural musicality” pinpointing her “masterful delicacy, harmonic motion, and timing” in Debussy’s Images II.

Siciliano holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Nelita True, and the University of Michigan, where she studied with Logan Skelton.


Program:

Clara Schumann
Romance Op.21#3

Robert Schumann
Kreisleriana Op.16

Moszkowski
Virtuosic Etude Op.72#11

Liszt
Concert Etude “Gnomenreigen”

Chopin
Etude Op.12#12 “Revolutionary”

Chopin
Sonata Op.58
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Scherzo — Molto vivace
III. Largo
IV. Finale — Presto non tanto


For more information visit: www.juliasiciliano.com
Find Julia on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JuliaSicilianoPiano/





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