Alfonso Soldano, pianist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music and who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career? Well, the way a human being expresses itself is not only because of innate talent, but more the context in which it grows. As for me, it was…

Gabriele Baldocci, pianist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music My father. Although he had nothing to do with music (he was a street cleaner), he bought an old upright piano, years before I was born. He is an extremely sensitive man, an obsessive music collector and an avid consumer. When I was a child, I was exposed to a wide range of…

Lucia Brighenti, pianist

I believe that a musician can feel accomplished and successful as long as he/she is staying faithful to his/her own values and beliefs: make music the best you can, love the music you are making and make other people love it; communicate and move people with your music.

Daniela Mastrandrea, pianist, composer & arranger

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano, and pursue a career in music? I was five years old when my aunt took me to my first music school. She convinced me to take piano lessons and my mother was given the hardest of the tasks… she had to persevere in order to…