Giuseppe Bruno

Giuseppe Bruno graduated with honours in Piano, Composition and Conducting with Professors Specchi, Zangelmi and Taverna. He also studied piano with Paolo Bordoni, conducting with Leopold Hager at Mozarteum Salzburg and attended a seminar in composition at the IRCAM in Paris. 

Performing in many different chamber ensembles and as a soloist, Bruno has played with important orchestras throughout the world and conducted prestigious ensembles such as Archi della Scala, Orchestra della Toscana, Ukraine National Orchestra. He has collaborated with great conductors such as Spiros Argiris, Alkis Baltas, Roberto Abbado, Pasquale Valerio and participated in the “Festival of Two Worlds” in Spoleto, Italy, and Charleston, South Carolina. 

Bruno was a prize winner at the International Piano Contest in Rome in 1991 and in 1992 at the “Viotti” competition in Vercelli, in a duo with violinist Alberto Bologni. 

He has recorded for many labels, as well as for European Broadcasters. In 2018 he premiered Liszt’s forgotten opera “Sardanapalo” at Lerici Music Festival. 

Giuseppe Bruno is currently the Director of the Giacomo Puccini State Conservatory in La Spezia.