BIOGRAPHY

Lorenzo Bovitutti was born in 1993 in Gallarate, Italy and began his piano studies at 8 years old, upon his spontaneous request.

 

After the extraordinary experience as Artist in Residence (2018-2020) at the prestigious ueen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Bruxelles, where he refined his musicianship with Louis Lortie, and after an year spent in almost complete solitude in the mountains over lake Lugano, Lorenzo now dedicates himself to Music as a devoted concert pianist, knowledgeable pedagogue and passionate divulger.

 

Defined by the great canadian pianist Louis Lortie as “an immensely talented and truly original musician”, and by his mentor Roberto Plano as “an artist of outstanding intelligence, refined sense of color and e vivid musical fantasy”, Lorenzo Bovitutti left his mark in several Piano Competitions, receiving the following First Prizes and First Absolute Prizes: International Piano Competition “Felix Mendelssohn” in Alassio, International Piano Competition “Festival di Bellagio e del Lago di Como”, International Piano Competition “Premio Salieri” in Verona, National Piano Competition “Villa Oliva” in Cassano Magnago, International Piano Competition “Città di Gallarate”, National Piano Competition “Alpi Marittime” di Cuneo, National Piano Competition “Città di Riccione”.

 

Mentored for more than a decade by the Cleveland First Prize Winner Roberto Plano, Lorenzo graduates under his guidance at Conservatory “Vivaldi” in Alessandria in 2016, receving his diploma with a valutation of 10 cum laude and honorable mention.

As of now, Lorenzo works with Pasquale Iannone, at the Conservatory “Piccinni” in Bari.

 

Lorenzo gives recitals across Italy (in 2019 his recital debut for “La Società dei Concerti” in Milano), and has been invited to perform in Argentina, Lithuania, Croatia, France, Belgium.

He also played a number of Piano Concertos, such as Mozart K. 414 and K. 595, Beethoven No. 1, and Bach F minor, accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra of Novara, Young Belgian Strings, LacMus Ensemble and Eine Kleine Ensemble.

For the upcoming season, he received invitations from Orchestra Filarmonica Europea and Roma Tre Orchestra, to play Beethoven No. 1, and K. 537 “Coronation” by Mozart.

 

Bovitutti is Founder and Artistic Director of “Donatori di Musica - Gallarate”: a charitable Concert Season in his hometown, where top italian performers are invited to play for terminally ill patients.

Besides, he is Founder and Artistic Director of “Suoni della Val Cavargna - International Music Festival and Masterclasses”, a Classical Music Festival taking place in the extraordinary scenery of italian Alps, taking place annually at the end of summer.

Bovitutti’s activities have long been supported by the generosity of DE SONO - Associazione per la Musica (Turin). 

 

A voracious reader, Bovitutti finds great inspiration in the writings of Epictetus and Dostoyevski.