Petra Giacalone
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Instrument: piano

Giacalone Petra

General Information

Country of Birth: 

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1998 - 1999

piano (Chiaralberta Pastorelli)
, composition (Danilo Lorenzini) and choir-conducting (Franco Monego) at the Conservatory "Giuseppe Verdi" (Milan)

1998 - 1999

masterclass (Leonid Brumberg)

2003 - 2008

MA in conducting - opera-accompaniment

2011

MA in conducting - orchestra-conducting

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1996 - 2000

teacher for piano, solfeggio and harmony

2002

ever since accompanist and assistant to the musical director, a.o. for the Schönbrunner Schlosstheater, in various productions at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and at the Vienna Chamber Opera

2007 - 2008

accompanist

2009

chief-accompanist

2009 - 2013

teacher for piano, conducting, solfeggio, harmony and composition in many musicschools in Vienna (Spielstatt, Vienna Music School)

2010 - 2013

assistant to Prof. Martin Sieghart

2011

chief-accompanist

2013 - 2014

assistant and accompanist at EntArte Opera

2013

stand-in solo-répétiteur and musical director at the Theater Augsburg

2014

ever since accompanist at the musical-conservatory Sunrise Studios

2015

ever since accompanist in opera-classes

2015

ever since director of the Hilary Chamber Orchestra

active as a pianist, regular cooperation with cellist Tilly Cernitori (contemporary Austrian music), also appearances in quartet-formations

founder of the musical association "Pandora's Box" and of the "Orchester Visionary Art Symphonic"

cooperation with various orchestras, e.g. Pro Arte Orchestra, Sofia Festival Orchestra, Savaria Symphonic Orchestra, KUG Sinfonietta, Graz Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra and Israel Chamber Orchestra

choir-assistant and accompanist at the Tyrolen Festival Erl and for Progetto Semiserio

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

numerous prizes at national and international piano competitions

Discography, Projects

Publication:

  • Mimì und Salome, femme fragile und femme fatale (Verlag VDM; diploma-thesis)

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