Concert 4 of Murray River Music Festival 2020
Artist: Sergio de Pieri (piano)
Date: Sunday 26 April 2020, 4:00-5:00 PM
Venue: Mildura Arts Centre
Ticket price: $25 (children under 16 are free)
In this recorded performance, Sergio de Pieri will entrance us on the Mildura Arts Centre’s Steinway piano, with preludes and fugues from Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier, and a selection of Sergio’s favorite romantic and contemporary repertoire.
Sergio de Pieri was born in Treviso, Northern Italy, and graduated in Piano, Organ and Organ Composition from the Benedetto Marcello Conservatoire in Venice. In the 1960s he settled in Melbourne, Australia. He was responsible in Australia for reviving interest in the organ and its true repertoire. He was Organist at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne and Chief Study Organ Lecturer at the University of Melbourne. For twenty years he held the Chair of Principal Teacher of Organ and Organ Composition at the Benedetto Marcello Conservatoire in Venice. He has many recordings to his credit and continues to perform in Europe and Australia.