PIANIST, COMPOSER, SONGWRITER
Caterina Barontini gives concerts as a soloist, in duo with her father Ilio Barontini and in various ensembles. After completing her Bachelor's Degree in Piano in 2013 with the guidance of her father, in 2015 she got a Master's Degree in Piano with full marks, honours and mention with Maestro Daniel Rivera at "Pietro Mascagni" Superior Institute of Musical Studies in Livorno (Tuscany, Italy).
In 2019 she recorded for Sifare Classical her first original works: Azzurro come il cielo, Op. 1, and Fonti di poesia, Op. 2, two suites for reciting voice and piano aimed at combining her passion for composition with the one for writing poems.
Beforehand she had recorded four albums about the repertoire for piano four hands from Mozart to Satie, in duo with her father.
In 2018 she recorded a 100-track library, organized in several thematic compilations, to take the listener on a journey through the history of piano music from the 18th Century to Contemporary Piano, and a CD with Italian Sonatas of the 18th Century (The Heart Sonatas in the Italian 18th Century).
In 2017-2018 she recorded her father's works for two pianos (Back to Beat part one and two, recorded live at Teatro Goldoni, Livorno) and for piano four hands (Bartókiana; Five Nursery Rhymes; Little Suite & Gershwiniana).
Winner of many Italian fellowships and international competitions, she often holds courses as a teacher or as a piano accompanist for many Institutions and Music Associations.
She is currently teaching Piano at IIS Niccolini-Palli, a High School of Music in Livorno. She creates the layouts of her compositions and her father's ones. She is the President at Hildegard Music Association and the Assistant Director at Sifare Classical.
Made with Flazio by Caterina Barontini - 2020