Backed by the success of last year, Yamaha Piano Discovery is back. New season of the music festival, the fifth, the result of collaboration between the Municipality of Lainate and Yamaha.
In the splendid Music Hall, once dedicated to hosting parties and artists, this year there will be not only pianists of international fame, who are well established in the world of concertos, but also talented young people who have distinguished themselves in the world of classical music.
SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER – 4 pm
MUSIC HALL OF VILLA LITTA
Roberto Prosseda has gained international fame thanks to Decca engravings of music by Mendelssohn, including the integral piano in 9 CDs and the Concerto n. 3 for piano and orchestra, with the Gewandhaus Orchester in Leipzig conducted by Riccardo Chailly. He played as a soloist with the London Philharmonic, the Gewandhaus Orchester, the Filarmonica della Scala, the Santa Cecilia Orchestra of Rome, the New Japan Philharmonic, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Moscow State Philharmonic, the Brussels Philharmonic, and played concerts at the Wigmore Hall in London, at the Philharmonie in Berlin, at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. He played under the direction David Afkham, Marc Albrecht, Christian Arming, Harry Bickett, Riccardo Chailly, Pietari Inkinen, Yannik Nezeit-Seguin, George Pehlivanian, Dennis Russel-Davies, Tugan Sokhiev, Jan Willem de Vriend, Jurai Valcuha.
Twelve of his recordings were included in the "Piano Gold" and "Classic Gold" boxes of Deutsche Grammophon (2010).
Active in the promotion of twentieth-century and contemporary Italian music, he recorded the complete piano by Petrassi, Dallapiccola and Aldo Clementi. Since 2011 he has also been playing in public the piano-pédalier, having rediscovered and presented in the first modern performance the Concert by Charles Gounod for piano-pédalier and orchestra.
With the intention of opening and spreading high-level musical culture, entry to Yamaha Piano Discovery concerts is free, subject to availability.