Bachauer concert series
May 3, 2024 : 7:30 pm
Session 118
Pasquale Iannone

The famed Italian pianist and Bachauer laureate presents a varied and colorful program featuring Beethoven’s Appassionata Sonata, Chopin’s Polonaise-Fantaisie, and the complete set of Rachmaninoff’s Moments Musicaux.



Pasquale Iannone
A pianist of international renown, Pasquale Iannone graduated from the N. Piccinni Conservatory in Bari, Italy and the Royal College of Music in London, England. He studied with Aldo Ciccolini, Eugenio Bagnoli, Marisa Somma and Gregorio Goffredo.

He has won prizes in several international competitions including the Alfredo Casella Competition in Napoli (Italy - 1989), Carlo Zecchi Competition in Rome (Italy – 1991), Gina Bachauer Competition in Salt Lake City (USA – 1994), New Orleans Competition (USA - 1995), Web Concert Hall International Competition (USA) winning both as a soloist and as a Piano Duo together with Paola Bruni.

Mr. Iannone has extensively played as recitalist, soloist with orchestra, duo piano performer and chamber musician in Italy, USA, Japan, Germany, Romania, Spain, Belgium, Turkey, South Africa, France, South Korea, England, Venezuela, and Mexico. His recordings for the Phoenix Classical label have been well received.

Very active as a teacher in Italy and abroad, Mr. Iannone’s students have won National and International Competitions including 2013 Hilton Head International Young Artists Piano Competition – (USA), Aarhus International Piano Competition 2013- (Denmark), 2012 International Piano Competition for Young Musicians (Enschede – The Netherlands), 2012 Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition – (USA), 2012 Thomas & Evon Cooper International Piano Competition - USA, 2012 Gina Bachauer Young Artists International Piano Competition – (USA), 19th and 20th International Fryderyck Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth (Szafarnia - Poland), 2012 and 2011 Young Pianist of the North (Newcastle upon Tyne - England).
Ludwig van Beethoven

Sonata in F Minor, op. 57 “Appassionata”

Allegro assai

Andante con moto

Allegro ma non troppo – Presto

Frédéric Chopin

Polonaise-Fantaisie, op. 61

Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, op. 54

Sergei Rachmaninoff

6 Moments Musicaux, op. 16



Andante cantabile


Adagio sostenuto


Moriz Rosenthal
Carnaval de Vienne

(Humoresque sur des themes de Johann Strauss)

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City

Tickets at | 801-355-ARTS

Keyboard-side Seating $35
Other Seating $25
Students $12

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