Anna D’Errico, piano
Anna D’Errico is an artist dedicated to the music of our time. She enjoys close working relationships with established and young composers, sharing ideas, premiering new works, and devoting herself to exchanges between art forms and interdisciplinary projects. Anna has performed in international venues, such as the Lucerne Festival, Carnegie Hall, Wien Modern, Essen Philharmonie, Mozarteum Salzburg, Konzerthaus Berlin, Musica Strasbourg, June in Buffalo, Theatre la Fenice Venice, Heidelberger Frühling, Mito Art Tower Japan, Ultraschall Berlin, Parco della Musica Rome, CDMC Madrid, ZKM Karlsruhe, IGNM Bern and Basel, Cantiere di Montepulciano. Likewise, she has toured Europe and North America, making her debuts with prestigious Italian orchestras that include Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale, Orchestra La Fenice di Venezia and Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto.
She has closely worked with composers Helmut Lachenmann, Salvatore Sciarrino, Pierre Boulez, Enno Poppe, Georges Aperghis, Brian Ferneyhough, Beat Furrer, Rebecca Saunders, Helmut Oehring, and George Benjamin, to name a few; she has performed with conductors Peter Eötvös, Pierre Boulez, Matthias Pintscher, Lucas Vis, Ilan Volkov, Jean Deroyer, Marco Angius, Igor Dronov. A passionate chamber musician, she organized a duo project together with pianist Alfonso Alberti and enjoys collaborating with performers Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Uli Fussenegger, Ian Pace, Dimitri Vassilakis, and Marco Fusi. A founding member of Ensemble Interface, Anna has appeared with Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Linea, Ensemble Algoritmo, Ensemble Icarus and recorded for the labels Wergo, Stradivarius, Raccanto, Ars Publica and CMC Canada.
She regularly participates in interdisciplinary educational projects that embrace contemporary music and the arts and have been distinguished by the “Leone d’argento” Prize at the Venice Biennale, and the Abbiati Prize for Education. Anna has taught master classes for performers and composers in academic institutions around the world.
Anna studied piano in Venice with Giorgio Lovato and furthered her course work with the acclaimed pianist Eugenio Bagnoli and other notable teachers, such as Joaquin Achucarro, Rudolph Buchbinder, Nino Gardi, Giuliana Gulli, among others. She trained with members of the Ensemble Intercontemporain at the Lucerne Festival Academy and was a member of the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Frankfurt. Likewise, she is a recipient of the Kranichsteiner Stipendienpreis at the Internationale Ferienkurse Darmstadt (2010) and of the Pianist/Composer Commissioning Project issued by the Ivar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music (2015).