Luca Buratto, PIANO
Luca Buratto, 2015 Honens Prize Laureate, is a pianist of "fiery imagination and finesse" (Musical America).
In addition to his success at Canada’s Honens Piano Competition, the Italian pianist was awarded third prize at the International Robert Schumann Competition (Zwickau, Germany) and the special ‘Acerbi’ prize, awarded to a distinguished Finalist at Milan’s Shura Cherkassky Competition, both in 2012.
He first caught the public’s attention at the Conservatory of Milan’s Sala Verdi where, for a Holocaust Remembrance Day event in 2003, he performed music of Renzo Massarani, his great grandfather.
Buratto earned his piano Diploma from Milan Conservatory and his master's from Bolzano Conservatory. He was a Theo Lieven Scholar at the Conservatory of Lugano, from which he received his Master of Advanced Studies. His teachers have included Davide Cabassi, William Grant Naboré and Edda Ponti. He has also taken part in Naboré’s International Piano Academy at Lake Como.
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