Luca Chiandotto – Pianist


Luca Chiandotto is the winner of the Lamberto Brunelli 2018 Award, reserved for the best Italian graduates of the previous year, and a finalist at the Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial Competition 2018 in Novi Sad. He graduated in 2019 with highest marks, honors and honorable mention at the Biennium of Piano for Interpretation, with a performance of the Musical Offering by J.S. Bach. He attended the “G. Tartini” Conservatory of Trieste in the class of prof. Flavio Zaccaria.

He is currently studying with Prof. Ayami Ikeba at the Kunst Universität in Graz and with M° Marian Mika, at the F. Chopin Academy in Padua. He has participated in courses with Maestro Benedetto Lupo, at the Accademia di Pinerolo, with Mª Irene Veneziano in Novara, and with renowned concert performers and teachers, including the Masters Alessandro Taverna and Aquiles Delle Vigne.

Erasmus student in the 2015/2016 academic year, he was a student of prof. Klaus Kaufmann at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg. He also attended numerous lessons offered by the Trieste Conservatory with professors from foreign Music Institutes, such as Borislava Taneva, Rostislav Yovchev, Bernhard Pötsch, Johannes Kropfitsch, Karl Barth, Markus Prause, Paolo Susanni, Brenno Ambrosini, Antoinette van Zabner, Ida Gamulin , Pierluigi Camicia.


Luca has performed in numerous concert halls in Northern Italy and abroad, including the Sala del Ridotto of the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, the Sale Apollinee of the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza, the Museum of Santa Caterina in Treviso, the Sala dei Giganti in Padua, the Fazioli Showroom in Milan, the Civic Museum of Radovlijca (SLO), the Italian Community of Opatija (HR), the Wiener Saal of Salzburg, within renowned posters such as “Settimane Musicali al Teatro Olimpico” in Vicenza, “Mittelfest” and the “Chamber Music” Association in FVG. His participation in the annual “Concert in the dark” at the Rittmeyer Regional Institute for the Blind in Trieste in 2019 was significant : a recital performed entirely without the slightest light source, within the billboard of “Nei suoni dei luoghi”. As a soloist with the orchestra, he made his debut in 2016 with the Trieste Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by M° Romolo Gessi, playing the WA Mozart concert KV 414 in the Sala Tripcovich and in the Church of S. Antonio Nuovo in Trieste on five dates, and at the Municipal Theater of Monfalcone. In 2018 he played the Concerto n. 2 by Chopin with the Belgrade Symphony, conducted by M° Radan Jovanović, in the Synagogue of Novi Sad.

He participated, in addition to this, in various piano competitions, obtaining the first prize in its category at the
international competition Accademia Musicale Romana in 2013, the first prize at the Maria Grazia Fabris competition in Trieste in 2015, the first prize at the international competition Città di Palmanova in 2017. In 2018 he obtained the third prize in the Giulio Rospigliosi international competition – Schumann Prize 2018 and won the Sinclair Ravazzolo Scholarship of the Rotary Club Portogruaro, thanks to which he held a concert as part of the “International Music Festival of Portogruaro “.



He has a predilection for the avant-garde of the twentieth century: in 2019 he obtained the first prize in the “Roberto Di Cecco” competition, dedicated to the music of that period. During the Academic Year 2019/2020, he perfected himself in the performance practices of written music from the second half of the twentieth century to contemporaneity with Mª Maria Grazia Bellocchio.
In the last two years he has curated four first absolute performances of young composers, such as Gabriele Cosmi, Leonardo Mezzalira, Dario Carpanese: for Amici della Musica di Padova, he recently performed in a solo recital with music composed ad hoc and inspired by the Giottesque cycle of frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel.
In the frame of the Trieste Prima 2020 contemporary music festival, together with the pianist Maria Iaiza and the sound director prof. Giorgio Klauer, he played the famous Mantra (1970) by Stockhausen for two pianos and ring modulation. Recordings of him were broadcast by the regional broadcaster Rai Radio 3.

Born in Latisana (UD) in 1995, he began studying the piano at the age of five at the Municipal School of Music in his city, under the guidance of Professor Jessica Galetti. After completing the academic studies, he deepens the analysis of the score with prof. Stefano Procaccioli.
In 2021, from his passion for programming and from the knowledge acquired during the years of study in Austria, the Android application Musik Lexikon was born , a language support for the benefit of musicians who wish to undertake a university or professional path in German-speaking countries.