SILVIA BELFIORE (Italy)

pianist and musicologist

Silvia BELFIORE, pianist and musicologist, interested in the most varied forms of expression and artistic collaboration, has had more than 500 concerts in Brazil, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malta, Mexico, Moldavia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Togo, United Kingdom, United States. Graduated in piano, she has a Degree in Musicology and followed various courses of specialization at Darmstadt “Ferienkurse für neue Musik". Actually, she is involved in a Master in the University Paris 8, Music Department, with the thesis: Écriture et oralité dans la musique africaine actuelle. Compositeurs contemporains de l’Afrique sub-saharienne du nord-ouest. Because of her talents and interest in new music, many composers have dedicated to her some of their works. She teaches piano at the Conservatory in Pavia as well as hold workshops and masterclasses at various institutes, music schools and Universities in Italy, Portugal, Brazil, California, Ivory Coast, Spain, Tanzania, and Togo. She has recorded for broadcasting radios and televisions in Brazil, Germany, Italy, Moldavia and recorded 16 CDs as a piano soloist and in chamber formation.

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