pianist and Conductor
Stefano Miceli has quickly established a reputation
as one of the leading talent of his generation, travelling worldwide as
brillant pianist and conductor.
Miceli's laudable work has brought him into contact many orchestras, including Salzburg Orchestra of Mozarteum, Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of La Scala Theatre, La Fenice Orchestra of Venice, European Symphony Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of London, Orchestra of Cluje, Slovak Philharmonic, Dallas Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Italiana, Orquesta Sinfonica de la Juventud Venezuelana El Sistema, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana, “Pomeriggi Musicali” Milan Symphony, Scarlatti Orchestra of Naples, Sanremo Symphony Orchestra and Trento, Marche, Moldova, Pordenone philharmonics.
Miceli is regular guest artist as pianist and conductor at important festivals and theatres in New York (Carnegie Hall ), Leipzig ( Gewandhaus ), Berlin ( Berliner Philharmonie ), Boston (Tsai Performance Theatre ), Melbourne ( Great Hall of NGV, BMW Theatre, Federation Hall ) , Venice ( La Fenice Opera House ), New Orleans ( Le Petit Theatre ) Beijing (Forbidden City Concert Hall), Maracaibo ( Teatro Belles Artes and Urdaneda Theatre ), Tbilisi (Opera House), Milan Theatres, Washington Dc ( B. Rohme Theatre ) , Rome Theatre, Catania ( Bellini Opera House ), Bergamo ( Donizetti Theatre ) , Naples ( scarlatti Hall ) , Palermo Theatre, Jesi (Pergolesi Theatre) , Genoa (Palazzo Ducale) , Teatro dell'Opera di Sanremo, Padoa (Sala Dei Giganti), Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Madrid, Lugano, Cervo International Festival, Tivoli Festival and at the Ravello Festival. He has been the principal guest artist of the Cameristi della fenice ( Venice Opera Theatre ) , having performed many concerts with them in Italy and abroad, including the Australian debut of this orchestra.
Stefano Miceli made his New York outstanding debut as soloist and conductor at Carnegie Hall in november 2010.
Stefano Miceli is one of five Italian Academy Foundation Artists, selected to perform regularly during the 64 year old Foundation’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center programmes.
In 2009 Stefano's been the Principal Guest Artist and Conductor of Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig (Germany) and the Conductor-in-Residence of the Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana. Since 2008 he is the Music Director of the Orchestra Sinfonica italiana.
His passion for Ferenc Liszt
and South American and Russian repertoires has enabled him to work in
principal festivals as well as for chamber music ensembles,
playing with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Boston Ariel Quartet,
Milan Ensemble, Madleyn Reneé, OFI Soloists, Donato Renzetti, Gabor
Boldoczki, Alexandre Hintchev, Catherine Spaak, Joshua Stowall. In
addition to his performing career Miceli dedicates part of his time
teaching as Visiting Professor at the Boston University,
University of New Mexico, Rovereto's R. Zandonai School of Music
in Italy and Prato's Verdi School of Music, Piano Professor at
the Steinway Society Academy in Verona and at Tanglewood Institute.
Founder of the Bergamo Festival Internazionale della Cultura, Stefano Miceli gives importance to contemporary music, playing piano and symphonic masterpieces by most rappresentative italian composers, such as Bussotti, Berio, Bianchini, Pagotto, Pierami, Baggiani, Maggio ( some compositions dedicated to him ).
Stefano Miceli studied piano at “San Pietro a Majella” University of Music in Naples, where he graduated cum laude and earned a doctorate under the direction of Vincenzo Vitale's School. He studied also composition and conducting and opera conducting with Donato Renzetti in Pescara Italy where he earned a doctorate. Following his academic training, he expanded his musical knowledge at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole in Florence and at the Catholic University in Washington Dc.
In 2008 Stefano Miceli is the recipient of a Silver Medal by the Italian President Hon. Giorgio Napolitano ( Rome, Italy ) and he's received the career prize "Bravo Award" 2012 in New York by the Hon. Cons. Steve Acunto.
In september 2011 Stefano Miceli's named STEINWAY ARTIST ( Hamburg ).
Stefano lives with his wife Francesca between NYC and Bergamo (Italy), where he has named
Artist of Honor at the “Bergamo Donizetti Theatre Grand Galà”.
© Stefano Miceli 2012