One on One Online masterclasses
(Instructors: Francesca Vidal, Alberto Nosè)
(Lesson length - 60 minutes)
1 lesson - 120 euros
2 lesson - 200 euros
3 lesson - 275 euros
For more than 3 sessions, please contact the competition
Francesca Vidal, born in San Donà di Piave (Venice), started playing piano at early age.
In 2002 year she graduated summa cum laude at “G. ” Conservatory in Pesaro and in 2008 year she achieved the Diploma Accademico Superiore-2nd level- summa cum laude, under the supervision of M° V. Balzani, at “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Milan. In 2002 year she earned master’s degree, mentored under the tutelage of M°Piero Rattalino, at “Saint Cecilia Foundation” in Portogruaro (Venice). She has study with M°F. Scala, M° B. Petrushansky and M° G. Valentini at “Incontri con il Maestro” International Piano Academy in Imola and also with M° Marian Rybicki at “Alfred Cortot” Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris (France).
In 2010 year she earned the “Konzert Diplom”, under the tutelage of M° Filippo Gamba, with full marks excellence at Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel in Basel (Switzerland). From 2011 year she pursued the academic career at “Santa Cecilia” Academy in Bergamo under the tutelage of M° K. Bogino and his aides. She attended Master classes taught by M° L. Morales, M° P. Badura.Skoda, M° C. Berner, M° E. Fadini, M° M. Beroff and M° A. Jasinski.
She won numerous prizes at national and international music competitions, i.e.: “Mozart Prize”, “Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe” in 1999 year, “Taddei” competition in 2003 year, “Paul Harris 2005” international competition in Milan , “Val Tidone 2005” international competition, “Valsesia Musica Monterosa Kawai” international competition in 2007 year, “Dino Ciani in the world” award plaque by Dino Ciani Association, international competition “Karl Drechsel Forderprieis” in Norimberga (Germany) in 2009 year, “Umanitaria” Competition in Milan and reached the final at the international competition “Pecar” in Gorizia, the third prize at international competition “Abano Terme City” in Abano Terme (Padua).
In 2014 year She won the first prize at international competition “Hyperion, Rospigliosi” in duos category and the second prize at international contest “Gaetano Zinetti” in Verona and Val Tidone (Piacenza).
She performed piano concerts at renowned associations both in Italy and abroad; i.e.: “Verdi” auditorium in Milan , “Alfred Cortot” theatre for Animato Association in Paris (France), “Stora Salen” at Royal College in Stoccolma (Sweden), “Manuel De Falla” theatre in Granada (Spain), “Steiway and Sons” concert hall in Monaco (Germany), Hamamatsu Concert Hall in Hamamatsu (Japan), “Gran Teatro La Fenice” in Venice, Italian Culture Institute of Barcellona (Spain), “Grosser Saal della Musik” Academy in Basilea (Switzerland), “Cancelleria di Roma” palace in Rome on occasion of “Uto Ughi for Rome” festival, “Teatro dell’Aquila” for Sinfonica Abruzzese Orchestra, Unesco World Heritage Center in Paris (France), “PucciniHall" for Società dei Concerti in Milan Conservatory, “Pierre Giannada Martigny” Foundation in Switzerland, “Parco della Musica ” in Rome, San Girolamo church in Assisi on the occasion of “Assisi nel Mondo” festival, “Sala Mozart” Philharmonic academy in Bologna, "Piatti Hall" in Bergamo and many other esteemed organizations.
She performed for Italian national radio broadcaster and tv stations such as Radio Classica, Canale 5 and Italia Uno.
She played with Philharmonic orchestra “Mihail Jora” in Bacau (Romania), “La Piccola Sinfonica” orchestra in Milan, Ensamble Discovery Orchestra on the occasion of MITO (Milan-Turin International Music Festival), “Cantelli” orchestra of Milan.
She played chamber music V. Balzani, M. Massa and A. Vinnisky.
In 2017 year with Radio TV orchestra of Kiev she performed N° 5 concert by Beethoven – M° Vladimir Sheiko conductor – at “Gesualdo da Venosa” Auditorium of Conservatory in Potenza.
She currently teaches at "A. Buzzola" Conservatory in Adria.
She has been teaching at "F. Cilea" Conservatory in Reggio Calabria, at " G. Donizetti " Conservatory in Bergamo and at “A. Peri” Conservatory in Reggio Emilia.
She is Artistic Director of International Piano Competition "Città di San Donà di Piave”.
She hold several masterclasses and she has the honor of being part of the jury at several international competitions both in Italy and abroad.
His discography includes recordings for Sarx Records , Assicurazioni Generali , for Tau Records , for the French music magazine Piano , for Radio Classica, Radio Danzica and for Radio Suisse Romande.
In 2006 the Nascor-Ysaye Records label released a CD with music by Schumann and Prokofiev, which received the La Clef ResMusica.com and Coup de coeur Fnac awards.
In 2008 a DVD dedicated to Mozart and Beethoven was released for Domovideo , made on the occasion of Mozart's 250th anniversary in 2006 and also broadcast by the digital satellite channel SKY CLASSICA .
In the same year he published a CD with Johann Christian Bach's Six Sonatas op.17 for Naxos , performed on the modern piano, which received the CHOC du Monde de la Musique and Diapason Superbe award and broadcast all over the world by Radio France, BBC 3 , Radio 4 Netherland, Radio New Zealand, ABC Classic FM USA and Australia.
In 2019 he founded the Amadeus Sound Project , an independent record label of which he is artistic director and producer , for which he publishes
The Art of Amadeus Piano Duo (2019), the first CD of Amadeus Piano Duo for 4 hands piano together with pianist Valentina Fornari, in collaboration with Yamaha Italia;
Yann Tiersen: Piano Works (2020);
Max Richter: Piano Works (2020).
In 2019 he founded and directs the Amadeus Web Channel , a live streaming channel that broadcasts the events of the Amadeus Academy on social channels such as Facebook and YouTube.
He is regularly invited as a juror in important national and international piano competitions such as F. Chopin of Warsaw, Chopin of Szafarnia, Chopin of Hannover, Chopin of Budapest, A. Rubinstein in memoriam of Bydgoszcz, R. Vines of Lleida , Top of the World of Tromsø, Maj Lind of Helsinki, V. Horowitz of Kiev, International Competition of Tbilisi, Concert Artists Auditions of New York, A. Salieri of Legnago (VR), R. Zadra of Abano Terme (PD), R. Gallinari of Pieve of Cento (BO),F. Moscato di Airola (BN), R. Melini di Pinè (TN), City of Villafranca (VR), City of San Donà di Piave (VE), Amadeus Competition of Lazise (VR).
Graduated in piano at the age of 17 at the "FE Dall'Abaco" State Conservatory of Music in Verona with Prof. Laura Palmieri, he obtained the II Level Academic Diploma in piano with a concert address with Maestro Virginio Pavarana in 2006 At the same time he perfected himself with Franco Scala ,
Boris Petrushansky and Leonid Margarius at the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola where he obtained the Piano Master in 2005.
He also took part in the masterclasses of great pianists such as Maurizio Pollini at the Lucerne Summer Festival, Murray Perahia at the Salle Gaveau Masterclasses in Paris, Andrej Jasinski and Alfons Kontarsky at the Summer Academy in Salzburg, Paul Badura-Skoda at the Ecole Normale de Musique of Paris, in addition to the Masters Michael Dalberto, Louis Lortie, Michael Beroff, Alexander Lonquich, Arie Vardi, Fou Ts'ong, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling.
He covered the role of main piano teacher in the 2011/2012 academic year at the “S. Moniuszko ” in Gdansk and the “ F. Nowowiejski ” by Bydgoszcz (Poland).
He was subsequently a principal piano teacher at the “N. Piccinni ” in Bari from 2013 to 2014, at the Higher Institute of Musical Studies“ G. Verdi ” in Ravenna from 2014 to 2017, at the“ A. Buzzolla ” in Adria (RO) from 2017 to 2020, and currently at the“ F. Bonporti "of Trento - section of Riva del Garda.
He also carried out teaching activities in Masterclasses at the School of Instruments in Arco di Legnago (VR), the Conservatories of Latina and Padua, the Geneva Conservatory, the “M. Paderewski "in Warsaw, the Tromsø Conservatory (Norway), the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, the Tbilisi Conservatory (Georgia), the Mannes College of Music in New York, the Bowdoin Festival in Brunswick (Maine - USA), the Music College of Nassau (Bahamas), the Music School of Tokyo, the Music School of Hong Kong.
Since 2014 he has been a principal piano teacher at the Amadeus Academy in Valeggio sul Mincio (VR), of which he is also Artistic Director, and is a member of the Amadeus Piano Duo together with the teacher and pianist Valentina Fornari.