Francesco Di Fiore

Francesco Di Fiore

 Palermo, Sicily, ITA
BandClassical

Francesco Di Fiore, pianist and composer, is an author of contemporary music from the postmodern-postminimalist area with contaminations from other genres.

Biography

Francesco Di Fiore, pianist and composer was born in Palermo, Italy in 1966.
He has begun his concert career as solist pianist and different ensembles.
After the studies at the "Vincenzo Bellini" Conservatory of Palermo, he continued his piano
studies with Bruno Canino in Italy and in Austria with Harald Ossberger. For various years he has studied composition with Eliodoro Sollima.
Thanks to a scholarship offered from the Czech Governament, in the 1993 he moved to Prague, Czech Republic, untill 1995 studying at the Academy of Music with professor Peter Toperczer.
In May '92 he is absolute winner at the piano competition "Borgo Cortello" in Udine, Italy. In August 1993 he wins the "XV Internationales Kammermusik Festival Austria Waldviertel" in Horn, Austria.
Thanks to his concert career started in 1986 he has performed in the greater italian places ad also in other foreign countries (Germany, Hungary, Czech Rep., Austria, United States, France).
Francesco Di Fiore is author of numerous compositions for piano solo, piano and orchestra, chamber music, vocal music, electronic and stage music for the spoken theatre.
Between his more representative compositions we remember The Manhattan Suite, Vacuum Concerto, The West Coast Point Of Wiew, Strati, e the multimedia work "Visioni", for piano and electronics plus video. His music is often performed in Italy and abroad, recentely in Germany, Croatia, Spain, France, Finland and United States.

Discography

VISIONI (2008)
[piano & electronics]
delTratto DT0108

FOLKA LAB vol. 1 (2008)
compilation
the island - from HGW PROJECT
FKL01

MUSIKELIA (2007)
[sounds from mediterranean heart]
compilation
la cellula - from VISIONI
PROPA001