Divertimenti sul rigoletto, for piano and orchestra after Verdi-Liszt Paraphrase
DV 20265 44 Pages Contemporary
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Wolfgang Amadeus Palermozart, for piano
DV 10545 12 Pages Contemporary
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Grand prize winner of the Chopin International Piano Competition in Corpus Christi, USA, of the Internationalen Sommerakadmie Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and of the Concurso International Compositores de Espana in Madrid, Spain, Italian concert pianist Calogero Di Liberto continues to win praise for his warm musicianship, technical prowess at the piano and wide range of repertoire.
Mr. Di Liberto was born in Agrigento, Italy. He started his studies under the guidance of Giulio Arena in Palermo and then continued with Bruno Canino in Milan. In 1999 he completed the Master of Music in Piano at Rotterdam Conservatory (Holland) with Aquiles Delle Vigne. In 2002 he pursued the Artist Diploma at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth (USA) where he studied with Tamas Ungar and Harold Martina. In 2006 Mr. Di Liberto earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance at Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, in Houston (USA) with Jon Kimura Parker.
The American composer Karim Al-Zand wrote for Di Liberto Pattern Preludes and Tarantella. On July 2014 the Albany Records has released a CD with Lieder composed on lyrics by Rabinandranath Tagore where Mr. Di Liberto collaborates with mezzo-soprano Aidan Soder and baritone Paul Bausselberg.
Very active in chamber music, he has performed with bass Simone Alaimo, tenor Fabio Armiliato, baritones Roberto Servile and Leo Nucci, with mezzo-soprano Luciana D’Intino, with violinist Cristiano Rossi, cellists Christoph Henkel and Gautier Capuçon.
Calogero Di Liberto’s career has taken him across Europe, throughout the United States, and in Asia. He has given recitals at Carnegie Hall, the Columbia University in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, the Shepherd School of Music in Houston, the Grosser Saal, Wiener Saal, and Solitär of the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Music Conservatory in Ciudad Real, Spain, the Bocconi University in Milan, the Teatro Politeama in Palermo, Italy, and in the following chinese theaters: Gengsu Theatre in Nantong, Broadcasting & TV Center Studio Theatre in Fuzhou, Hundred Flowers Theater in Wuhu, Poly Theatre in Ma’anshan, Anhui Theatre in Hefei, Friendship Theater in Guangzhou, Xingyan Theater in Zhaoqing, Poly Theater in Shenzhen, Haikou Great Hall of People, Nanjing Arts Institute Concert Hall, Yangzhou Concert Hall, Zhenjiang Nanshan Theatre, Nanning Theatre, Jinchang Workers Cultural Palace, and Dingxi City Hall Auditorium.
He has been guest of the TCU Cliburn Institute in Fort Worth USA, the Chopin Society of Texas in Corpus Christi, USA, the Woodlands Symphony Orchestra, USA, the Fundacion Juan March in Madrid, Spain, the Juventudes Musicales in Sevilla, Spain, the Kawai in Germany and Italy, the Mosel Festwochen, Germany, the Liszt Institute in Bologna, Italy, the Slovenian and Italian Television, the Associazione Ester Mazzoleni in Palermo, Italy, the Associazione Musicale Ernico-Simbruina in Frosinone, Italy, the Festival Pianistico di Roma, Italy, the Festival International Echternach, Luxembourg, the Amici della Musica in Modica, Italy, the Festival of St. Prex, Switzerland, the Joseph Haydn Konservatorium in Eisenstadt, Austria, the Music Akademy Ignacy Jan Paderewski of Poznań, Poland, the Jiangsu International Piano Master Music Festival of Nanjing, China, the International Chamber Music Festival “Suoni delle Madonie”, Italy, the Associazione Mozart Italia in Rovereto, Italy, the Bologna Festival, Italy and the Mantua Chamber Music Festival, Italy.