NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 14 – Italian-born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro, a gold medal winner at the 2016 Global Music Awards, will be performing at the Carnegie Hall in New York in a concert that will mark the month of the Italian presidency of the UN Security Council.
Cristiana has received numerous awards including the 1989 Prague Best of the Year for Classical Music Award. After her debut in 1996 at Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Centre, she was called “an artist of the highest caliber” by the New York Times. She has performed at some major venues across the world and is the first female Italian pianist who performed all 32 piano sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Over the years, Cristiana has performed in front of significant world dignitaries including the President of Italy, Mr. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. The program includes the famous Moonlight Sonata by Ludvig van Beethoven, the Ouverture of Barbiere di Siviglia, a Fantasy of Carmen by Bizet, a Fantasy for piano after arias by Verdi, Puccini and Rossini and tangoes after Astor Piazzolla. (@OnuItalia)