Luigi Borzillo is an italian pianist, born in Benevento in 1998. He began studying  piano at the age of ten.

In 2013 he began his concert activity which led him to play in prestigious European and International  halls. Among these, he played in USA (Carnegie Hall in New York and Ayslum Hill in Hartford), in Austria (Mozarteum of Salzburg), in Czech Republic (Auditorium of the Zakladni Academy in Prague), in Poland (Srodowisk Hall in Warsaw, Galery Wiezy in Bydgoszcz and Chopin Festival in Busko-Zdroj), in Switzerland (Offene Kirche of  Sils Maria), in Spain (Sala Eutherpe of  Leòn and Civic Centre Can Deu of Barcelona) and in Italy (Teatro Studio of Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome ,Teatro La Nuova Fenice of Osimo, Auditorium Gaber and Bocconi University in Milan, St. Paul within the walls in Rome, and Aldo Ciccolini Auditorium in Naples).

In 2014 he has been selected by Maestro Sir. Antonio Pappano who invited him to play under his direction in the festival that is celebrated every year in his native village, playing the Beethoven Emperor Concerto and Liszt's First Piano Concerto. Moreover, Luigi has been invited to play with the Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra , the Calabria Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philarmonic Orchestra Opera in Rome.  

Maestro Pappano wrote about him:

 

“ […] I listened him for the first time in 2014 and I thought that this young talent deserved a chance: so shortly after he made his debut with the Beethoven Emperor Concerto and later with Liszt's First Concerto directed by  me, confirming the trust I had placed in him. It has been a great  pleasure to work with such a talented, professional and humble young man, always looking for perfection. I was also able to appreciate his stage presence and his charisma and I am sure he has a brilliant career ahead of him. "

He won over  forty Piano International Competition; among them: Golden Classical Music Awards of  New York, Future Stars International Competition,  Mendellsohn Cup, New Pianist Cup of Osimo, International Prize IMKA of Sarajevo, Competition City of Albenga, Giovanni Paisiello of Taranto, Leopoldo Mugnone of Caserta, Flegreo of Naples, Etruscan Riviera in Piombino, Maria Grazia Vivaldi of Montalto Ligure, Golden Music Awards in Los Angeles, Grand Prize Virtuoso 2017 in Salzburg.

In 2017 he got the Bachelor’s Degree at the Nicola Sala Conservatory in Italy and continue his studies in Spain, obtaining the Master Degree of Musical Interpretation at the Alfonso X el Sabio University in Madrid. On June 21, 2021, Luigi will make his debut at the Musikverein in Vienna performing the Tchaikovsky Concerto no. 1 for piano and orchestra with the Samnium Symphony Orchestra

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