About this Event
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Leonardo Colafelice, Italian concert pianist and 2020 Bronze Medalist and Audience Favorite of The Gurwitz International Piano Competition, returns to San Antonio with a stellar new virtuoso program of Franz Liszt compositions inspired by Italian opera masterpieces of Rossini, Bellini and Verdi. From Altamura (Bari) in Southern Italy, Colafelice has won a multitude of international competitions and also currently teaches as Piano Professor at the renowned “Niccolò Piccinni Conservatory of Music” in Bari.
“I am very excited to hear such a fabulous pianist and musician. Thanks for your music!”
– Martha Argerich, renowned concert pianist
Check out his Gurwitz 2020 Round III performance of local San Antonio composer Ethan Wickman's "Murmurs from the Exile" along with Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and U.S. percussionist John Hadfield:
- Name(s) will be drawn at random live at the event. The selected winner(s) must be present at the time of drawing or another will be drawn at random from the list.
About the Concert Series:
Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral free concert series merges the historic architecture of the nation’s oldest continuously operating Catholic sanctuary with enchanting music of some of the finest, award-winning artists from around the globe!
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts, City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture, Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Ford Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, Impact San Antonio, H-E-B, Texas Cavaliers, City of San Antonio Council Project Funds, Joan & Herb Kelleher Charitable Foundation, & the Alice Kleberg Foundation
The organization will follow all current safety and distancing guidelines for fine arts performance halls per the State of Texas and any other measures by discretion for the ensured safety of its attendees.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
San Fernando Cathedral, 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, United States