Biography

Sandra Landini

won first prize in twenty national piano competitions and was the winner of the absolute first prize at the International Competitions of Stresa and Taranto, the absolute second prize at the International Competition of Chieti and the absolute third prize at the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Rome, at the Ferenc Liszt Piano Competition of Lucca.

Her artistic career

gave her the opportunity to be an important performer like soloist in the most prestigious halls and festivals in Europe, and United States, at Gasteig in Munich in Bavaria, the Grieg Festival in Bergen (Norway), the Fondation Pierre Gianadda in Martigny (Switzerland), in the Theatre des Varietes in Monte Carlo, at Steinway Piano Series, University of Florida (USA), at Musik Theater and Vienna University, at the Havellandische Musikfestspiele in Brandenburg, at the Hugh Hodgson University of Georgia (USA), at the Fondazione N. Piccinni in Bari, at San Giorgio’s Cathedral in Rome, Festival Melusine (France),  at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, at the National Academy in Lovran (Croatia), Cultuurcentrum Beringen (Belgium) at Festival Pau Casals (Spain), at Festival “Città di Castello” in Perugia, Asolo Musica, and also in Turin, Genoa, Milan, Stresa, Lugano, London, Paris, Nuremberg, Dublin…
She performed F. Chopin’s Concerto n.1 with J. Dumitrescu’s National Philarmonic Orchestra and J.S. Bach’s Concerto for three pianos and Orchestra at Teatro Comunale in Alessandria.
She recordet a russian (Rachmaninov, Balakirev, Glinka) and Chopin pieces CD for the Phoenix Classics.

She followed in her mother’s footsteps

and she graduated summa cum laude in piano performance under her mother  Vilma Sepe’s guidance at the “L. Cherubini” Music Conservatory in Florence. Then, she completed a two-year specialisation for concertist majors at the “F. Morlacchi” Music Conservatory in Perugia.
She attended Highly-Specialising courses in Florence with Orazio Frugoni and in Brescia at the Romanini Academy with Maria Golia. Boris Petrushansky and Muriel Chemin contributed to her professional growth.
She has taught piano principal at the Conservatories in Catania, Fermo, Trapani and Pesaro, and she is currently a teacher at “A. Buzzolla” Conservatory” in Adria.
She is often invited as a jury member in national and international piano contests.