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STEFANIA PASSAMONTE

Stefania Passamonte is a international concert
pianist, recording artist and entrepreneur.
Founder and owner of the International Music Academy
“London Piano Masters” as well as the classical record
label Master Chords Records, Stefania is voting member
of the Recording Academy for the Grammy’s Awards in
the USA and the BPI for the Classic BRITS Awards in the
UK.
Stefania was also Artistic Director of the Concert
Seasons at the Italian Cultural Institute in London for
several years and was featured by the British Council
global University Campaign as successful UK University Graduate and Entrepreneur.
A performance graduate from Royal Academy of Music in London and Ecole Normale in
Paris, Stefania holds also a full Degree in Law, with a Master Degree dissertation in
Labour Law and Social Security entitled “The Artist-Employee in the Theatre Sector”.
Stefania has given recitals in the major concert halls worldwide, some of which were
televised broadcasts, including “St Martin in The Fields” in London, National Philharmonic
of Ukraine in Kiev, “Sala Puccini” in Milan, Palau da Musica in Valencia, Sibelius Hall in
Finland, “Salle Munch” in Paris, Varna Opera Theatre in Bulgaria, Casa da Musica in
Porto.
Solo Concertos include the Lathi Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Ville Matjaeff,
and the Varna Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Stefano Seghedoni.
Her recordings with major works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann and the
complete “Transcendental Studies” by Liszt released by Master Chord Records won great
acclaim from press and audiences. Since 2010 her new releases annually compete at the
prestigious Grammy’s Awards in Los Angeles as best soloist and best album of the Classic
fields. Her albumsare broadcasted by the major Classical radios worldwide, including on

BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM in UK, while many solo recitals and concertos with the
orchestra have been televised broadcasts, including RAI 3 and Sky TV in Italy, TVG in
Spain, 1plus1 TV in Ukraine among the others.
Selected to perform on the stage of the most famous International Piano Competitions as
the Chopin Competition of Warsaw, the “Vladimir Horowitz” of Kiev, the “Maria Canals” of
Barcelona and the “Jose’ Iturbi” of Valencia in Spain, the Porto Competition in Portugal and
Beethoven Klavierwettewerbe of Wien, Stefania won several awards and
acknowledgements, among which the prestigious “Premio Ghirlandina” given by her
hometown Modena to an artist “distinguished in the international panorama for special
merits and success” (fellow citizens award winners include Luciano Pavarotti and Mirella
Freni).