Join us on Saturday, November 10 for the third concert in our 2018-2019 season. The young Italian pianist Gabriele Strata will perform works for solo piano by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, and Prokofiev.


Program

Composer Work Year
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastorale" 1801
Franz Liszt Fantasia quasi Sonata "Après une lecture du Dante" 1849
Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39 1839
Sergei Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82 1940


About the Artist

Gabriele Strata was born in Padua, Italy in June 1999. He started playing piano at age 8, and music quickly became his primary passion. In 2017, at age 18, he graduated cum laude from the Conservatory of Music in Vicenza, where he studied with Riccardo Zadra and Roberto Prosseda.

Mr. Strata regularly performs throughout Italy and Europe. He has played in some of Europe’s most renowned concert halls, including the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Philharmonic Hall in Bratislava. His performances have been recorded and broadcast in Europe on the Sky Arts and Rai Radio 3 channels.

Mr. Strata is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Piano Performance at the Yale School of Music under the guidance of Boris Berman. Earlier this year, he received the Charles S. Miller Award for the most outstanding pianist in the first year of study at Yale.