“Master of the stage and the keyboard - at all times - in the meditative parts as well as in passionate impulses”
Born in Messina on November 13, 1990, from the age of three she devoted herself to the study of the piano and mastered her first musicianship under the guidance of Maestro Vincenzo Le Pera.
In September 2010 she graduated from the “F. Cilea” Conservatory in Reggio Calabria with honorable mention and the highest possible points.
She continued her postgraduate studies with M. Leonid Margarius at the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola and continues her artistic development at the Pinerolo Music Academy and with Mrs. Natalia Trull, professor at the “Tchaikovsky Conservatory” of Moscow.
She also attended Masterclasses with Masters such as Maria Joao Pires, Pavel Gililov, Grigory Gruzman, Roberto Cappello, Ingrid Fliter.
In 2019 she is admitted to the Post Graduate School of Instrumental Musical Heritage at the Academy of Music in Pinerolo, studying with the teachers Enrico Pace, Pavel Gililov, Roberto Plano and Jacques Rouvier.
Antonia has been concertizing since the very early age.
She collaborates with various Symphony orchestras and regularly performs for concert series and festivals such as “Ravello Concert Society” in Ravello; “Lucca Classica Music Festival” in Lucca; “Laudamo Philharmonic” of Messina; Liszt and Friends of Rome; Sala “Eutherpe” in Leòn, Spain; Wiener Saal of the Mozarteum in Salzburg; “Concerti del Tempietto” at the Teatro Marcello in Rome; “Classic Space” in Milan; “Scenarios” in the city of Cosenza; “Boccherini Open” review “Autumn Musical Routes” in Lucca; Musical Review “Talents in Pilotta” in Parma.
She has won numerous national and international competitions in Italy and in Europe.
Her concerts are always receive a great critical acclaim as well as praised by the audience for her extraordinary musical qualities:
“At the moment, she is one of the most promising young pianists” (Lo Schermo Lucca), “Young promising talent of the Italian stage” (Lucca live); “A very young and promising talent on the Italian piano scene”( il Tirreno di Livorno),
“Master of the stage and the keyboard – at all times – in the meditative parts as well as in passionate impulses” (Matteo Pappalardo, “Gazzetta del Sud”).
Professor Marcella Crudeli wrote about Antonia: “ ….. she revives the Schumann’s spirit in its composition complexity with enthusiasm and passion”.
The famous baritone Lucio Gallo said about her: «Antonia is an exceptional talent and is very prepared».
Lastly she performed the Third Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov op.30 at the Audiorium Ciudad de Leòn with the Leòn Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jorge Yagüe and held a duo concert with M. Lucio Gallo at the Auditorium “Spirito Santo” in Vibo Valentia.