COSTA & CASANOVA
WINNER OF GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS 2019
BEST ALBUM & BEST DUO
A couple in music and life, since forming their dynamic musical partnership in 2014, Italian pianists Sara Costa & Fabiano Casanova have toured worldwide playing piano four hands and two pianos concerts.
In Italy they have successfully played in Rome – Museo Carlo Bilotti, Roma Tre Orchestra – Milan, Bergamo - Sala Greppi and Auditorium S. Alessandro, Palazzo Visconti in Brignano Gera d’Adda and Castello Visconteo in Pagazzano – and abroad in London -Saint Martin in the Fields – and Slovenia – Ptuj Festival.
Their concerts got good reviews from national newspaper such as Corriere della Sera and L’Eco di Bergamo. Sara and Fabiano appeared also on various local italian Tv and Radio stations.
They have got a Master Degree in Piano Duo Performance at Conservatorio Pollini in Padua (Italy) Summa cum Laude under the guidance of Russian pianist and teacher Konstantin Bogino.
Acclaimed for their charismatic and intense playing, they are interested in discovering also less played repertoire for piano duo.
In September 2019 they released their first CD "Russian music for piano four hands" fo Da Vinci Classics.
The CD is winner of the prestigious Global Music Award in California, USA.
Together, Sara and Fabiano are the Artistic Directors of "Il Castello Armonico" Chamber Music Festival near Bergamo, in the North of Italy.
J. Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn op.56a
R. Schumann Andante and variations op.46
W.Lutoslawski Variations on a theme by Paganini
F. Mendelssohn Andante and variations op.83a
R. Schumann Bilder aus osten op.66
A.Dvorak Slavonic Dances op.46
Auditorium Celesti, Desenzano del Garda
Salotto in Prova, Milan (IT)
Mantova Musica - Palazzo Te , Mantova
Accademia Perosi, Biella
Saint Martin in the Fields, London
Conservatorio Nicolini , Piacenza (IT)
Artistic Directors of "IL CASTELLO ARMONICO" Festival
Steinway Piano Gallery,
Passadori Pianoforti - Brescia
Brignano Gera d'Adda (BG)
Iseo Iseo Classica