“Giulio is a gifted and deep pianist”
“a pianist with a supreme sense of the sound ”
Giulio Potenza (°1990) started the piano at the age of six and has since then established himself as a respected concert pianist, teaching and performing extensively.
He has been invited to play at prestigious international festivals and venues including the Martha Argerich’s Lugano Project of Lugano, the Bangkok International Piano Festival , the Lofoten Chamber Music Festival in Norway, the Carnegie Hall in New York, Musikverein in Wien, Filarmonia of Oviedo, St. John’s Smith Square, Bridgwater Hall of Manchester, Grieg Hall in Bergen, Auditorium Bernanos in Paris, and the Theter aan de parade in Hertogenbosch. As a soloist, he has performed with the Florence Symphony Orchestra, directed by Piero Bellugi, the University of London Symphony Orchestra, directed by Daniel Capp Exeter Symphony Orchestra directed by Arturo Serna and the North Beds Orchestra directed by Jan Kaznowski.
He has collaborated with many renowned artists such as Anton Niculescu, Silvia Mazzon, Jose Menor, Antonello Farulli, Daniel Rivera, Gabriele Baldocci, Stefano Farulli, Zoe Freedman ,Nicolas Dupont.
His recitals and recordings have been broadcast by BBC Radio 3, Rai Radio 3, the Swiss Classical Radio, Radio Musiq 3, Radio Klara, Radio Vaticana, Radio Mozart Italia and Rai National Television.
Giulio has won prizes at several important piano competitions including the Hanna Brooke prize for piano, for his excellence in the concert career at the Trinity Laban Conservatory; 2nd prize at the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition of New York (2016); 1st prize at the Seiler International piano competition (2002); “Highly Commended Award” at the Jacques Samuel Piano Competition of London (2012).
He is professor of piano at the Trapani Conservatory of Musica in Italy and at the Windsor Piano Academy in U.K. and regularly gives master classes in the UK and abroad (Trinity Laban of Music and Dance London, Assumtpion University of Bangkok etc.).
Giulio Potenza holds a Postgraduate Degree, Postgraduate Artist Diploma Degree and ISP Advanced Diploma from the Trinity Laban Conservatorie of Muisc and Dance of London with Distinction.
Furthemore he holds a Bachelor in History from University of Palermo. He completed his undergraduate music studies at the conservatory of Trapani (Italy).