COSTA & CASANOVA PIANO DUO
Winner of Global Music Award 2019 - best Album and best Duo
A couple in music and life, since forming their dynamic musical partnership in 2014, Italian pianists Sara Costa & Fabiano Casanova have toured worldwide playing piano four hands and two pianos concerts.
In Italy they have successfully played in Rome – Museo Carlo Bilotti, Roma Tre Orchestra – Milan, Bergamo - Sala Greppi and Auditorium S. Alessandro, Palazzo Visconti in Brignano Gera d’Adda and Castello Visconteo in Pagazzano – and abroad in London -Saint Martin in the Fields – and Slovenia – Ptuj Festival.
Their concerts got good reviews from national newspaper such as Corriere della Sera and L’Eco di Bergamo. Sara and Fabiano appeared also on various local italian Tv and Radio stations.
They have got a Master Degree in Piano Duo Performance at Conservatorio Pollini in Padua (Italy) Summa cum Laude under the guidance of Russian pianist and teacher Konstantin Bogino.
Acclaimed for their charismatic and intense playing, they are interested in discovering also less played repertoire for piano duo.
In September 2019 they released their first CD "Russian music for piano four hands" fo Da Vinci Classics. The CD is winner of the prestigious Global Music Award in California, USA.
Together, Sara and Fabiano are the Artistic Directors of "Il Castello Armonico" Chamber Music Festival near Bergamo, in the North of Italy.
A. Schnittke Gogol Suite
D. Shostakovich Suite op.6
S. Rachmaninov Suite n.2 op.17
N.Medtner Two Pieces op.58
S. Rachmaninov Six piece op.11
M. Balakirev Suite
M. Glinka Capriccio on russian themes
J. Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn op.56a
R. Schumann Andante and variations op.46
C. Saint-Saens Variations on a theme by Beethoven op.35
W.Lutoslawski Variations on a theme by Paganini
A. Dvorak Legends op.59
R. Schumann Bilder aus osten op.66