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15 - 23 October 2023

Schiavo Marchegiani Piano Duo (Italy)

 18 October 2023 (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. Aula Akademii Muzycznej im. K. Pendereckiego „Florianka” Programme: J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, F. Schubert, J. Brahms, G. Rossini  more

Mr. Schiavo and Mr. Marchegiani are highly appreciated by the audience and critics for their musical personality, great expressiveness and naturalness, beauty of sound, intensity and overwhelming energy of their performances.

At the same time as their solo concert international activity, since 2006 they play together all over the world performing hundreds of concerts in the most prestigious venues and festivals including Carnegie Hall in New York, Goldener Saal at Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Philharmonie and Konzerthaus in Berlin, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Beethoven-Haus in Bonn, Smetana Hall in Prague, Hermitage Theater in St. Petersburg, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Sao Paulo Hall in Brazil as well as in Rome, Paris, Zurich, London, Ljubljana, Sofia, Istanbul, Helsinki, Moskow, Montreal, Washington, Mexico City, Montevideo, Astana, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Singapore, etc. 

Their dazzling career has made them regular guests with the most prestigious orchestras such as Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Symphoniker, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Madrid Chamber Orchestra, Istanbul Symphony Orchestra, New York Symphonic Orchestra, Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra.

They recorded for National TV and Radio channels in Italy, Germany, Czech Republic (live from the Dvořák Hall), Switzerland (RTS), Bulgaria, Russia, Mexico, Hong Kong, etc.

Mr. Schiavo and Mr. Marchegiani are Decca artists. In 2014 Decca label published their first CD, completely dedicated to Franz Schubert which got amazing reviews from the critics. In 2018 Decca published their second CD entitled “Dances” with Johannes Brahms’ 21 Hungarian Dances and 16 Waltzes Op. 39. In January 2020 Decca published their latest CD contains Mozart’ Concertos for two pianos and orchestra K. 242 and K. 365 and Kozeluch’ Concerto for piano 4-hands recorded in London with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Their last recording project is Mozart’s Complete Works for Piano 4-Hands recorded at Mozarteum in Salzburg and released by Decca in 2021 and 2023.

Since 2022 they collaborates with the famous actor Michele Placido in the play “The doppelganger. Public and private life of Franz Schubert, musician”, written by Stefano Valanzuolo.

Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo studied with great musicians such as Ilonka Deckers Küszler, Alexander Lonquich, Bruno Canino, Franco Scala, Aldo Ciccolini and Sergei Dorenski. They teach in Alessandria and Potenza Conservatories and are in frequent demand for masterclasses and piano competition jury all over the world.