The next Music Society concert will feature Italian pianist, ANTONIO POMPA-BALDI, performing in the NMU South campus Auditorium on Tuesday, 22 May 2018, at 19h30.
Born and raised in Foggia, Italy, Antonio Pompa-Baldi won the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 1999 and embarked on a career that continues to extend across five continents. A top prizewinner at the 1998 Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition of Paris, France, Antonio Pompa-Baldi also won a silver medal at the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Mr. Pompa-Baldi appears regularly at the world’s major concert venues, including, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Paris’ Salle Pleyel, Milan’s Sala Verdi, Shanghai’s Grand Theatre, and Boston’s Symphony Hall.
For his program in PE, he chose to play the following works:
Hummel Sonata Op.13 in E flat, Five French songs of Poulenc and Edith Piaf, Poulenc – Napoli Suite, Giuseppe Martucci – Fantasia Op.51, Medtner – Sonata Tragica, Roberto Piana – Improvisations on Neapolitan Songs
Pompa-Baldi will make you a part of his pathway to mastery as you enjoy a night of unforgettable piano playing.