Top of the World Winner 2009 revisits Tromsø

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On Saturday 20 April Mariangela Vacatello is returning to Tromsø, where she in 2009 became the first ever Top of the World Winner. 

Vacatello has also won the  Laureate Prize at Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition 2007, she’s the winner of the Internet Audience Award at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and has also won the Second Prize at both the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in 2005 and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in 1999.

She’s established herself as one of the World’s best pianists, and has in the past few years toured all the 5 Continents and played at distinguished venues like Carnegie Hall in New York, Berlin Concerthall, Salle Cortot in Paris og Wigmore Hall in London.

Besides her concert in SpareBank 1s Festsal at 2 pm on Saturday, Vacatello will be teaching Masterclass at Konservatoriet between 3 pm and 6 pm the following day, where young talents are invited to join.

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