Christain Leotta Piano Recital
On the occasion of the Italian presidency of the European Union, the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre – New Delhi Mumbai – is proud to present a recital by renowned pianist Christian Leotta in collaboration with Alliance Française de Bangalore and The Bangalore School of Music. The program includes Bach’s Capriccio, Beethoven’s Sonata No. 23 and works by Rossini and Schubert.
Christian Leotta has been defined by the legendary Rosalyn Tureck as “an extraordinary talent with a beautiful innate musicality”, and the great Karl Ulrich Schnabel wrote about him: “his respect of the indications of the Classical and Romantic composers is perfect and their understanding considerable”.
His affinity to Beethoven’s music has been unanimously recognized also thanks to “his prodigious technique used to better express the poetry of Beethoven’s music” (The Whole Note, Toronto), to “his capability of really seizing your attention at unexpected moments” (All Music Guide, USA), gaining a reputation as “a pianist of the highest order: technician, musician and interpreter all at once” (La Presse, Montreal).Christian Leotta has worked with major orchestras such as the Münchner Philharmoniker, the Wiener Kammerorchester, the Italian RAI National Television Orchestra, the Milan’s Symphony Orchestra “Giuseppe Verdi”, regularly performing in important theatres and concert halls such as the Philharmonie at the Gasteig in Munich, the Konzerthaus of Vienna, the Tonhalle of Zurich, the Sala Verdi and the Auditorium of Milan, the Salle Claude-Champagne of Montreal, the Great Hall at the Bunka Kaikan Theatre of Tokyo.
“Christian Leotta is widely regarded as the greatest interpreter of Beethoven of his generation.” Il Giornale della Musica (Italy), June 2014, by Maurizio Giani
Produced the “Maestro Christian Leotta – Piano Recital” in Bangalore on behalf of the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, to celebrate the conclusion of the 2014 Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union / Negotiated and finalized strategic sponsorships with the Alliance Française De Bangalore and the Bangalore School of Music.