Giuseppe Guarrera

Italy | 1991

PIANO 2023: Competitor


Invited by Daniel Barenboim to perform under his baton at the opening concert of the season 2017-2018 in Pierre Boulez Saal, the young Italian pianist Giuseppe Guarrera is currently based in Berlin, where he is part of the faculty at the Barenboim-Said Akademie. In recent years, Giuseppe performed as soloist and as chamber musician in some of the most prestigious halls of Europe such as Wigmore Hall in London, Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, Scherzo Foundation in Madrid, Cappelle Paoline del Quirinale in Rome, Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival, Verbier Festival Academy, Ruhr Klavierfestival, Estivales musical in Medoc, Auditorium Sony in Madrid, Lingotto Giovani in Torino, Amici della Musica in Padova, Teatro La Fenice in Venezia, Bologna Festival, Settimane musicali of Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, L´Auditori in Barcelona , Musikverein in Wien , Stockholm Konzerthuset, Concertgebow in Amsterdam, Köln Philarmonie, Mupa Center in Budapest, Andermatt Festival, Herkulessaal in Münich, Philarmonie in Luxembourg, Casa de Musica in Porto, Megaron in Athens, Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden etc. Solo highlights of his career include appearances with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, the Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice. Prior to joining the Barenboim-Said Academy under the guidance of Nelson Goerner, Giuseppe studied in Italy with Siavush Gadjiev and Giuseppe Cultrera, and in Berlin with Eldar Nebolsin.




First round
Beethoven: Piano Sonata op.2 n.1
Liszt: Spanish Rhapsody
Second round
Schumann: Phantasiestücke op.12
Berg: Piano Sonata op.1
Liszt: Venezia e Napoli
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Schumann: 5 Albumblatter op.99 from Bunte Blätter
Liszt: Piano Concerto n.1 in E-flat Major