Season Schedule

Piano Competition Winner Concert

The Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Mitchell Auditorium, Lincoln University Campus

 

Tickets will be available online and at Capital Music Company, Will West Music and Sound, Jerry Fields Violins, or at the door soon! $15 (adults), $5 (students)

We are please to present our 2020 Piano Concerto Competition Winner: Matteo Generani!!  He will be performing Piano Concerto No. 5  composed by Camille Saint-Saens with the Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra in the final concert of the 2019-2020 Season!

 

Born in Milan, Italy, Matteo Generani started playing the piano at the age of 10. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the Pavia Conservatory studying with Silvia Belfiore. In 2017 he moved to the United States and earned his Master Degree in Piano Performance from Central Michigan University studying with Alexandra Mascolo-David. A student of Alon Goldstein, Mr. Generani is a doctoral student in piano performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has also had the opportunity to study with other important pianists such as Fabio Luz, Wu-
Han, and Peter Ovtcharov.

 

Mr. Generani is the winner of several piano competitions including the 2019 Villa Oliva Solo Performance competition in Italy, the 2019 White Lake Young Artist Solo Performance competition in Michigan, and the 2020 Concerto/Aria competition at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He frequently performs in Europe and in the US both as soloist and in chamber ensembles. When not performing piano, he regularly performs on the harpsichord and on the
organ.

 

Mr. Generani was one of the artists that performed in the 2020 Emerald Coast Music Alliance in Florida – a non-profit association that aims to bring world class music, free of charge, to children and adults who normally would not have access to such an experience.

 

In May, 2020, Mr. Generani will premiere, Etudes, Op. 23 for solo piano by the Italian composer, Giovanni Albini, at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn, Estonia.

Sunday Matinee