It seems that the pianist does what Claude Monet told once: he plays "the light itself"

                             

                                                                                                                             A. Osipova


Danilo Mascetti is an Italian pianist, the Carne Trust Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music of London. He regularly performs as soloist all over Europe, with orchestras such us Pomeriggi Musicali, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Symphonic State Orchestra of Craiova. From 2014 he performs in China and Japan, debuts in London, Prague, Rome, USA and North Africa, with orchestras such as the West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra, the Nova Amadeus orchestra, the NYCA Symphony Orchestra, performing for Kyoto International Music Students Festival, Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts, New York Concert Artists. During this last season he performs in Russia, Romania, Czech Republic, Italy and England, with orchestras such ASF Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra Hradec Králové; during spring 2019 he plays with UniMilanoB Orchestra, again ASF Orchestra, Philarmonic Orchestra of Bacau and RCM Chamber Orchestra. He studied with Vincenzo Balzani, Natalia Trull and Vsevolod Dvorkin, and he is currently student of Vanessa Latarche and Gordon Fergus – Thompson. He gained international reputation becoming laureate of competitions as “Princesse Lalla Meryem” in Rabat, “Gyorgios Thymis”in Greece, “Chopin” in Rome, “Pianotalents”, “E. Pozzoli” in Seregno, “F.Liszt” in Grottamare. During his studies he was supported by C. Bechstein, the Ann Driver Trust, the Music Talks Award, the INPDAD Italian awards. Involved from an early age with his parents and his family in the care of foster children, Danilo Mascetti has worked since 2015 with non-profit organizations of Lombardy becoming co-founder and Artistic Director of Arte Solidale Festival (Lake Como); all the proceeds from this festival go to help minors in need.