Born in Locarno, Francesco Piemontesi studied with Arie Vardi before working with Alfred Brendel, Murray Perahia, Cécile Ousset and Alexis Weissenberg. He rose to international prominence with prizes at several major competitions, including the 2007 Queen Elisabeth Competition. Between 2009-11 he was a BBC New Generation Artist.
Bach/Busoni Prelude in E-flat Major, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659, Cantata No. 140, “Wachen auf, ruft uns die Stimme”
Bach Italian Concerto, BWV 971
Bach/Kempff Siciliano, from Flute Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 1031
Bach Fugue in E-flat Major,
Debussy Images, Book II
Rachmaninoff Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 36