GINEVRA COSTANTINI NEGRI, 20 years old, student of Daniela Ghigino and Anna Abbate, participated in 9 national and international piano competitions, always among the winners. At the age of 10 she played for Lang Lang in a press conference in Rome and after a few months she played at the Carnegie Hall in New York, opening the winners’ recital of an American competition.
Special mention at the Sony Classical Talent Scout 2013, she studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg in masterclasses held by Rolf Plagge and she performed in United States, France, Austria, Switzerland and Malta. She played for several prestigious associations such as Amici del Loggione del Teatro alla Scala and Serate Musicali – that invited her to perform during the Italian press conference for Martha Argerich’s biography – and for many festivals and theatres, for example the Carlo Felice in Genoa and Uto Ughi’s Festival. In 2018 she was testimonial of Piano City Milano and she recorded her first CD: G. Rossini “Il mio piccolo teatro privato – selezione dai Péchés de vieillesse” for Concerto Classics where she also declaims the original recitati.
She was the first teenager to record Rossini’s piano works. Her CD was chosen by the Vatican for the 2018 Rossini’s celebrations, entered the iTunes TOP TEN of Classical Music and received unanimous critical acclaim. Her performances were broadcast by many important radios and TV channels and she was interviewed by the most important Italian newspapers and websites.
She was chosen by Piano City Milano 2019 with other 9 important pianists for the live recording of Apple Music Piano City playlist.
In 2017 she played the glockenspiel at Teatro alla Scala during the concert of the Coro Voci Bianche (Children’s choir) conducted by Bruno Casoni. With them she sang for almost a decade in about 200 operas and concerts like Mahler’s Third Symphony with both Wiener Philarmoniker Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons and Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala conducted by Riccardo Chailly, and Mefistofele by Boito under the baton of Riccardo Muti.
On March 13th 2019 at the Quirinale, she was nominated Alfiere della Repubblica by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella for her artistic merits and for her engagement in the diffusion of the italian piano repertoire.
Also in 2019, she was selected by Forbes magazine as one of the five italian musicians under 30 leaders of the future.
At the end of the same year, her CD dedicated to Rossini was nominated for the ICMA 2020 (International Classical Music Awards) in the category “Solo Instrument”.
During the lockdown she dedicated herself to the production of several music videos and she was invited as a special guest by Accademia del Teatro alla Scala for the digital week.
In 2020 she received the international prize Arca d’oro Italia Giovani Talenti.