For her passion, technical ability, and magnifi cent musicality, Mariangela Vacatello has won numerous competition prizes worldwide, including at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and the Laureate Prize at the Queen Elizabeth International Music Competition in 2007. Born in Naples, Italy, she made her offi cial debut at age 14 with the formidable Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1. She has performed on prestigious stages worldwide, including the Berlin Konzerthaus, London’s Wigmore Hall, the Mozarteum Auditorium in Salzburg, and Salle Cortot in Paris.
Ravel / Gaspard de la nuit
Sciarrino / Due notturni crudeli
Beethoven / Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 (“Waldstein”)
Chopin / Polonaise No. 6 in A-flat Major, Op. 53 (“Polonaise héroïque”)
Series sponsored by Harriett M. Eckstein New Art Fund
With support from The Raymond and Bessie Kravis Foundation