Francesca Fierro

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Francesca Fierro is a very passionate teacher and commits with equal enthusiasm to pupils of all abilities and skill levels. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Argentina, Italy, Spain, Germany and United Kingdom. She made her debut at the age of 8 for an Argentinean TV program, aged 9 she took part in the Beethoven Sonatas Festival in Buenos Aires, and at 17 she made her orchestra debut with the Camerata Santa Cecilia in Buenos Aires. She played also with Berisso Youth Orchestra, La Plata Academic Orchestra of the Teatro Argentino, String Orchestra of Radio nacional de Córdoba, Senzaspine Orchestra of Bologna, among others.

Francesca has been awarded in national and international competitions and performed for major festivals and important venues as Teatro Manzoni and Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Teatro Valli of Reggio Emilia, Teatro Comunale of Ferrara, Sale Apollinee of Fenice of Venezia, Teatro la Nuova Fenice of Osimo, Teatro Argentino of La Plata, Teatro Coliseo and La Usina del Arte of Buenos Aires, St.Martin in the Fields, St.James's Piccadilly, Blackheath Halls in London. She was selected for the masterclasses given by Piotr Paleczny, Alicja Kledzik, Boris Petrushansky, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Lilya Zilberstein, Deniz Arman Gelenbe, Luca Chiantore, David Kuijken, Arie Vardi, Benedetto Lupo, Jeffrey Swann, Claudio Martinez Mehner and Hakon Austbo.

Francesca began her piano studies in Argentina with Ana Chaves and with Elizabeth Westerkamp. She graduated from bachelors degree and masters degree in Italy under Valeria Cantoni. From 2007 she has also received frequent musical guidance and advice from Aldo Ciccolini. Thanks to the Beverley Creed Scholarship she attended the Postgraduate Artist Diploma course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London under Gabriele Baldocci in 20015/16.

She is founder, with cellist Urska Horvat and violinist Andrea Montalbano of Tamesis Piano Trio, which became part of the Richard Carne mentorship programme at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London in 2015/16. The trio has been selected to play in the semifinal of St. Martin in the Fields Competition, won 2nd prize at TIM International Chamber Competition and 3rd prize at 'Grand Prize Virtuoso' International Music Competition.