Davide Vincenzo Salemi
Italy, Catania Sicily Piano
Born in 1998 in Schiokino (Russia) but naturalized Italian, he began his musical studies at the age of 7, immediately showing a strong musical talent and an extraordinary love for the instrument. His first performance at the age of 8, when he performed compositions by Bach and Clementi in front of the large audience of the theater of a cruise ship. After being instructed, with extreme care and dedication, by Maestro Mauro Grugno who provides him with the first musical rudiments and excellent piano bases, he meets Maestro Daniele Petralia who immediately recognizes his talent: thus begins a path that leads Davide to develop a transcendental technality combined with considerable sound control and his own repertoire.
He attended Higher Specialization Courses in Italy and abroad with masters of the caliber of Yuri Bogdanov (Russia), Borislava Taneva (Bulgaria), Yuval Admony (Israel), Agathi Leimonì (Greece), Violetta Egorova (Russia), Igor Petrin ( Russia), participating for two years in the “Poros International Piano Academy” (Greece) and performing at the final Concerts. He also attended to a Master Class on "Interpretation of Liszt's work" held by Maestro Piero Rattalino; he has participated to several seminars including: "The problem of the text as a study requirement: the right editions" held by M ° Riccardo Risaliti and "The ideology of the recital from Liszt to our days" held by M ° Piero Rattalino at " The Sicilian Piano Academy ".
He had the privilege of joining to the Master Class "Jeffrey Swann teaches Beethoven Sonatas" created by the renowned M ° Jeffrey Swann (United States) for the prestigious Dino Ciani Academy (Cortina d'Ampezzo) and at the end of which he performed, collecting an approval such as to obtain the online publication of his performance.
Winner of several Prizes in National and International Competitions, including First Prize at the "Comiso National Music Competition", Second Prize at the "National Music Competition, city of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Placido Mandanici Prize", Second Prize at the International Competition “Ischia Piano Competition”, First prize at the “A. Mittag International Music Festival 2021 "(China) ... He has performed for various associations including the" Accademia Music Cultural Association ", the prestigious" Catanese Friends of Music Society "(Scam), the" Atelier Firenze in Music ”, enjoying wide acclaim from the public and critics, the Rachmaninov Academy,. After graduating in Piano at the Vincenzo Bellini Institute in Catania, he is currently continuing his piano studies with Maestro Daniele Petralia and also dedicates particular interest to composition.
Showing during his artistic growth a great predilection for conducting, he is currently attending the Conducting Course held by Maestro Marco Boni at the "Incontri col Maestro" International Academy Foundation in Imola. He has also participated in several Master Classes on Conducting, including the Master Class of the OSN Mascalucia association held by M ° Donato Renzetti, the Master Class held in Madrid by M ° Miquel Ortega, from which he had the opportunity to participate in the rehearsals of operas such as "The Pirates" by V. Bellini, at the Massimo Bellini Theater (Catania), and the Zarzuela "El Barberillo de Lavapiés" at the Campoamor Theater in Oviedo (Asturias - Spain).