Chiara Bertoglio Resume

      At the age of only 24, Chiara Bertoglio has already performed in many of the most important concert halls, like Carnegie Hall in New York (performing a Mozart Concerto conducted by M. Leon Fleisher), Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Rome Philharmonic, Cantiere di Montepulciano, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Salzburg Mozarteum, Warsaw Chopin Institute etc.; she performed with a great number of orchestras, such as European Union Chamber Orchestra, Curtis Chamber Orchestra, Milano Classica, Aargauer Symphonie Orchester, The Hague Youth Sympony Orchestra, I Virtuosi di Torino, Ensemble Le Musiche, Italian Philharmonic Orchestra and many others, in New York, London, Rome, Paris, Vienna, Warsaw, Oslo, Copenhagen and many other big towns.
She has been taught by teachers like Paul Badura Skoda, Sergio Perticaroli and Konstantin Bogino, graduating - among others - at Rome Academy of Santa Cecilia, Trinity College London, Venice University etc.; she wrote an essay on Mozart performance that was published in 2005 by Marco Valerio Editions in Turin.
Her CD's are published by Biemme; she performed in many national TV and Radio broadcasts, in Italy, Slovenia, Poland and Holland. In 2006 the Italian magazine "Panorama" published a CD featuring her performance of two Piano Concertos by Mozart.
Chiara Bertoglio was born in Turin in 1983 and began her piano studies in 1986. Maria Rezzo, Ilonka Deckers, Emmy Henz-Diémand, Paul Badura Skoda, Eugenio Bagnoli and Konstantin Bogino were her teachers.
She took part to master classes with A. Lonquich, E. Henz-Diémand, K. Bogino, A. Ciccolini, C. Zacharias, M. Voskressenskij and P. Badura-Skoda. From 1996 to 2001 she received a scholarship that allowed her to study abroad, from “De Sono - Associazione per la Musica”, and in 2005 she received a grant from “Fondazione CRT” in Turin, in the project “Talents’ Master”. She took part to chamber music master classes held by P. Roczek, B. Baraz, M. Rousi, A. Specchi, A. Liebermann, N. Bulfone, K. Bogino and others.
In 1999, when 16 years old, she graduated at Turin Conservatory summa cum laude and with honours. In 2000 she obtained the scientific bachelor with the highest score. When she was 17 she obtained the Swiss Diploma of Virtuosité with honours. In 2003 she graduated with honours from the triennial Master Courses of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, taught by Sergio Perticaroli. She was the youngest woman ever to obtain this diploma. In 2004 she obtained the Fellowship from Trinity College in London, and a Master at the Rome University “Tor Vergata”, on musicology. In 2006 she obtained a Master’s Degree in Musicology at Venice University. She is currently studying for a PhD in Music Performance Practice at the University of Birmingham (UK).
As a soloist she performed in Italy, UK, France, Austria, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Republic of Serbia and Montenegro, and in Switzerland. In December 2005 she had her debut at Carnegie Hall in New York with Curtis Chamber Orchestra conducted by Leon Fleisher. In October 2006 she performed Beethoven’s Fourth Concerto at Santa Cecilia Auditorium in Rome with Rome Symphony Orchestra.
Her most important performances include appearances at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, at the Accademia Filarmonica Romana (opening récital of Summer Season), Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano, Festival di Cervo, Woerthersee Classics, Società dei Concerti in Milan, Unione Musicale in Turin, Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Wiener Saal at Mozarteum Salzburg, Festival Opera Barga etc.
Her debut with orchestra took place at the age of 8, when she played Mozart's Piano Concerto with Ferdinand Leitner; at the age of 12 she played in Milan Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto, with Milano Classica chamber orchestra conducted by Vittorio Parisi. Afterwards she performed in Switzerland Mendelssohn's First Piano Concerto with Aargauer Symphonie Orchester conducted by Räto Tschupp; in Germany and Italy Ravel's Concerto in G, and Brahms' First Piano Concerto (2002); in 2003 she played Schumann's A minor Concerto. In 2004 she performed Mozart's Concerto KV 271 with European Union Chamber Orchestra in Wales and England; in the same year she played Grieg's Piano Concerto in The Hague, Copenhagen, Oslo etc., and Mozart's Double Concerto in Germany. In 2005 she performed, among others, the Fourth Concerto by Beethoven in Italy. In 2006 she performed many Concertos with orchestra (five different Mozart Piano Concertos, Beethoven’s no. 4, Brahms’ no. 1 etc.), conducting from the piano many of them, and playing, among others, with prestigious “Ensemble Le Musiche” Chamber Orchestra and Rome Symphony Orchestra.
She won the first prize in many national and international contests, among which Muzio Clementi - Kawai (1991) and Franz Schubert (1992); she won also the IV Rassegna dei Migliori Diplomati dell'anno in Castrocaro (2000), etc

Updated:  May 5, 2008

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