Pianist David Malusà was born in Italy in 1985 and he started playing the piano at the age of six. He graduated cum laude in 2005 from the Conservatorio Arrigo Pedrollo in Vicenza. After three years of private studies with Leonid Margarius and Vincenzo Balzani he moved to London in 2008 where he completed the Masters of Music programme and the Artist Diploma course at the Royal College of Music under the guidance of Niel Immelman and Vanessa Latarche.
Malusà has been a prize winner of several national and international competitions, including first prizes at the Città di Carrara, Città di Cortemilia, Città di Cantalupa, and second prize at the Paul Hindemith International Piano Competition, Berlin. David won the sixteenth Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition, and as a result of that, he made his bebut recital at the Fazioli Concert Hall in Sacile as well as at the Wigmore Hall in London, and he had a CD released under S.W. Mitchell Capital records of his live Wigmore Hall recital.
An acclaimed soloist and keen chamber musician, Malusà has played in many national and international piano festivals and prestigious concert halls in Italy (including Sala Puccini, Palazzo delle Prigioni, Auditorium Canneti, Teatri Sociale di Soresina and Cittadella, Sala del 400 Università di Pavia and others); in the Czech Republic (Chapel Corpus Christi, Kulturni Leto Olomouc in 2006 and 2010), in the UK (London, Elgar Room Royal Albert Hall), Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall and Britten Theatre at the Royal College of Music; St. James's Church Piccadilly, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Senate House, UCL, Imperial College, Steinway Hall, Wigmore Hall, Worthing Assembly Hall, Oxford's T.S. Elliot Theatre and Jaqueline Du Pre Concert Hall, Cheltenham Town Hall), in Germany (Berlin Konzerthaus (Kleiner Saal), Goslar International Piano Festival), in France (Mezin Theatre Cote-Cour), in the USA (Steinway Hall Willmington DE). His performances have been broadcast on Celtic Music Radio and Italian Television.
David participated in masterclasses and received guidance from many distinguished musicians, including Joaquin Achucarro, Sergey Babayan, Barry Douglas, John Lill, Benedetto Lupo, Marios Papadopoulos, Kathryn Stott, William Grant Nabore', Ruth Nye, Menahem Pressler, Arie Vardi and Tamas Vasary.
Most recently, David appeared as a soloist with the Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra performing Rachmaninoff Second Piano Concerto at the Assembly Hall in Worthing under the baton of Roland Melia and with the Good Ensemble Orchestra performing Beethoven Second Piano Concerto with the conductor Michael Poll.
David has been supported by the Nora Popple Award, Henry TS Entertainment, the Pavia Rotary Club District 2050 and the Concordia Foundation.
David has been appointed Associate Teacher for the Pianoman Scholarship Scheme (2015).
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David Malusà events
6 December 2017: Recital – Riverhouse, Walton on Thames, KT12 2PF