“Whenever I play a Steinway I feel that the sound is right there, at my finger tip, as if I could speak with it. That is a unique sense of freedom.”
Gabriele Carcano, recipient of a 2010 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, is a pianist equally at home in recital, as a soloist with orchestras and in chamber music, praised by the Süddeutsche Zeitung as a “sculptor of sound” and “aesthete” after his Munich debut at the Herkulessaal.
Gabriele has performed in venue such as Zurich Tonhalle, Paris Salle Pleyel, Marlboro Music Festival, Munich Herkulessaal, Milano Società del Quartetto, Mariinsky Theatre, as well as concerts in Asia and North and South America. He worked with conductors such as Tom Kopman, Lawrence Foster, Ion Marin among others and in chamber music plays with Enrico Dindo, Stephen Waarts, Lorenza Borrani, Sergey Krilov and many more.
His recording for Ohems Classics and Rubicon Classic, solo and chamber music, have been internationally praised but the press.
Born in Turin, Gabriele from the Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi in Turin, he then continued his studies with Andrea Lucchesini at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo and with Aldo Ciccolini in Paris, followed by studies with Nicholas Angelich at the Conservatoire National Superior de Musique as well as with Marie Françoise Bucquet. He has received further tuition with Richard Goode, Mitsuko Uchida, Alfred Brendel. Since autumn 2015 he teaches at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo.