||Giacomo Di Tollo
Born in Ortona, Italy, I obtained my Diploma with honors at the Pescara Conservatory
afterwards studying chamber music at the well-known Accademia Pianistica "Incontri col Maestro" in Imola (I) with
Piernarciso Masi and pianoforte with Leslie Howard (London, UK), Luciano Cerroni (Roma, I) and Sebastien Risler
I have performed as a soloist and in duo in various concerts arranged in Italy,
Switzerland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Luxembourg, Belgium, Poland, France and
I have collaborated with the National Tosti Institute, with the ‘Tosti Ensemble’,
with Cesar Franck Orchestra, the Orchestra of the University of Angers, and the
spanish tenore Joaquin Pixan.
I have been recipient of the prestigious “Logos Honorary Award” (2010) and of the
Premio Concurso Internacional Permanente de la Creatividad al Piano. The
movie “Swarmanoid, the movie”, for which I have written the soundtrack, have
received the AAAI Best Video Award.
I am official Schoenhut toy pianist since 2017.
I have recorded two CDs: Opera Session, containing opera transcriptions for the piano, and La viuletta, focused on songs from the Abruzzi.