The course will be dedicated to the study and improvement of the great concert repertoire.

The timetable of the course will be defined by the professor according to the composition of the class.

The organization reserves the right to make some scholarships available to the most deserving students upon request to the secretariat, to be assigned at the end of the course and at the discretion of the teachers.

Conditions for registration and fees

For the SELECTIONS “Perform as a Soloist with the Orchestra” and “Perform with the Artists” in the concert program of this year's Festival click here

Pianist, with a taste for musical challenges, Maurizio Baglini has an intense international concert career. Winner of the “World Music Piano Master” of Monte Carlo at the age of 24, he regularly performs at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Teatro alla Scala of Milan, the Teatro San Carlo of Naples, the Salle Gaveau of Paris, the Kennedy Center of Washington and he is guest of prestigious festivals, including La Roque d’Anthéron, Yokohama Piano Festival, Australian Chamber Music Festival, International piano festival of Bergamo and Brescia.

He works together with orchestras such as Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai, Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monaco, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and with conductors such as Luciano Acocella, Francesco Angelico, Marco Angius, John Axelrod, Antonello Allemandi, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Giampaolo Bisanti, Marcello Bufalini, Massimiliano Caldi, Tito Ceccherini, Daniel Cohen, Howard Griffiths, Armin Jordan, Seikyo Kim, Emanuel Krivine, Antonello Manacorda, Karl Martin, Donato Renzetti, Corrado Rovaris, Ola Rudner, Daniele Rustioni and Maximiano Valdes, Tobias Woegerer. He is dedicatee of “Tre Quadri”, Concerto for piano and orchestra by Francesco Filidei, which he performed with Rai National Symphonic Orchestra and Tito Ceccherini as a conductor in a world premiere streamed on Rai Cultura, Rai Radio3, EuroRadio and broadcasted on Rai5 in November 2020.

Approved by excellent reviews, his record production for Decca/Universal includes piano music by Liszt, Brahms, Schubert, Domenico Scarlatti and Mussorgsky and the Live at Amiata Piano Festival series. Baglini is also recording the complete piano works by Schumann and the first 5 available CDs are considered an interpretative reference point.

He is among the few virtuosos in the world who perform the “Ninth Symphony” by Beethoven in the transcendental piano transcription by Liszt. Since 2008 he has been invited to perform this whirling masterpiece on many prestigious stages – in cities like Rome, Milan, Cremona, Paris, Munich, Tel Aviv, Beirut, Rio de Janeiro – and in 2020 he exceed the record of one hundred performances.

He created the innovative "Web Piano" project in which his live performances - from Carnaval by Schumann to the Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky or Images by Debussy - are accompanied by the video projections by the artist Giuseppe Andrea L'Abbate (The Roque d'Anthéron, Lisztomanias, Châteauroux, Emilia Romagna Festival).

Also passionate in chamber music repertoire, he performed with Kristóf Baráti, Enrico Bronzi, Gautier Capuçon, Renaud Capuçon, Cinzia Forte, Corrado Giuffredi, Andrea Griminelli, Gabriele Pieranunzi, Roberto Prosseda, Massimo Quarta, La Scala String Quartet and other distinguished colleagues. Since 2006 he regularly plays with the cellist Silvia Chiesa, with whom he performed in more than 250 concerts worldwide.

He is artistic director of the Amiata Piano Festival, the international music festival that he founded in 2005 and that since 2015 has been taking place at the Bertarelli Concert Hall in Poggi del Sasso (Grosseto, Tuscany). Since 2013 he is artistic consultant for dance and music of Teatro Comunale “Verdi” of Pordenone, which in recent years has organised exclusive concerts for Italy, has created an editorial series in collaboration with Ets and has become the main partner of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester on its European tours. In 2019 he was nominated Honorary Member of the Aiarp, the Italian Association of Piano Tuners and Repairers «for the high merits and important artistic contributions that his activity brought to the piano.»

He plays a Fazioli grand piano.

Extraordinary performer” (L’Espresso)

Refined, suggestive, profound” (Il Sole 24 Ore)

Vivid performer” (Suonare News)

Acuteness and curiosity of vision” (Classic Voice)

Highly recommended” (Internazionale)

Clarity and rigor” (Amadeus)

“Fervid and brilliant” (Venerdì di Repubblica)

“Superb” (Classica)

“Impressive” (American Record Guide)

“Authentic performer” (Musica)