Gloria Campaner

Biography

Venetian born pianist Gloria Campaner is regarded as one of the most interesting pianists of the italian new generation and tours regularly worldwide. Recent highlights include tours in all the continents: Europe, China, Japan, South Africa, Armenia, Lebanon, USA, Israel, Latin America, India, Easter Island, and even Myanmar where she performed for a charity event in one of the first public concert after the end of the national dictatorship. Gloria’s charismatic musicianship and devotion for chamber music has created numerous artistic collaborations across the globe with musicians such as Johannes Moser, Ivry Gitlis, Ana Chumachenco, Michael Kugel, Sergei Krylov, Quartetto di Cremona, Azahar Ensemble, Borusan Quartet, Angela Hewitt to name a few and as well as with principal soloists of most prestigious orchestras (Berliner Philharmonic , La Scala Philharmony, National Orchestra of Santa Cecilia in Roma, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Metropolitan Opera of New York). Gloria is also committed to artistic collaborations with contemporary composers: recent premières include works by Márton Illés, Marcello Abbado, Giovanni Sollima and Vittorio Montalti. Her debut CD featuring solo piano works by Schumann and Rachmaninov was released by EMI in 2013; in 2017 she recorded Rachmaninov 2nd Piano Concerto with Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai Orchestra and M° Valcuha (Warner). Her last Cd project dedicated to Schumann Kinderszenen and Piano concerto in A min (recorded with Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro La Fenice and M° John Axelrod) was released in Autumn 2018 (nomination ICMA 2020). Gloria is deeply involved in charity, education and music-awareness projects around the world. In 2019 she also founded her own educational project named C# – See Sharp: a creativity workshop for young musicians and performing artists. In 2014, she was awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship. In 2018 Gloria Campaner was appointed artistic director of the Associazione Bellini concerts series in Messina and guest piano professor at Nelson Mandela University of Port Elizabeth (South Africa).