Concert Diary

    Herkulessaal Munich – Tchaikovskij 1

    Mr Bartoli plays Tchaikovskij’s immortal Piano Concerto No.1 in b flat minor Op.23. Symphonieorchester Wilde Gungl, Muenchen. Michele Carulli, conductor. Info:


    Bartoli will introduce his Puccini CD.


    Bartoli returns to the splendid town of Gargnano with a brend new piano recital. Details to follow.

    Rachmaninov Second Concerto

    Bartoli plays Rachmaninov’s timeless Piano Concerto No.2 Op.18 for the Festival Internazionale di Mezza Estate. Tbilisi State Opera Orchestra, Iulian Rusu. Info & tickets here:

    Bayreuth Recital

    Programme to include the World Premiere Performance of David Plylar’s piano transcription of the Prelude from Wagner’s Tristand und Isolde. Details to follow.


    Mr Bartoli plays an all-Puccini recital at Villa Paolina for the centenary of “Il Trittico”. For the occasion, he will premiere three paraphrases on “Il Tabarro”, “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi”. More info to follow.

    Piano City Milano

    Bartoli returns to Piano City Milano. Details here:

    pianofortissimo III

    For the last recital of “pianofortissimo”, Mr Bartoli will explore the huge impact of operatic music on the piano literature. “The pianist at the opera” features works by Verdi, Puccini and Tchaikovskij in arrangements by Leschetizky, Liszt, Adolfo Fumagalli and Carlo Carignani.
    More info to follow.

    pianofortissimo II

    The second recital of “pianofortissimo”: “Vojage to Italy”, with music by Frescobaldi-Respighi, Clementi and Liszt.
    More info to follow.

    Piano City Napoli

    A rare two-piano appearance of Mr Bartoli for Piano City Napoli. Together with Maestro Francesco Saverio Caramiello, Bartoli will play works by Castelnuovo-Tedesco (Alt-Wien), Chabrier (Trois valses romantiques, Espana), and Debussy (Fetes, in Maurice Ravel’s arrangement).