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 Musik Theater and Vienna University, at the Fondazione N. Piccinni in Bari (Italy), at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh (United Kingdom), at Festival Pau Casals and Foundation Frax (Spain), at San Giorgio’s Cathedral in Rome (Italy), Festival Melusine (France), at the Havellandische Musikfestspiele in Brandenburg (Germany), at the National Academy in Lovran (Croatia), Cultuurcentrum Beringen (Belgium), Asolo Musica, and also in Turin, Venice, Verona, Genoa, Milan, Stresa, Lugano, London, Monaco, Paris, Nuremberg, Frankfurt, Krakow, Dublin…

She is often invited to play in the United States, at Steinway Piano Serie in University of Florida, at Kopleff Recital Hall in Atlanta, at Bertelsmann Foundation Building in Athens Academy and at the University of Georgia.
She played as soloist with J. Dumitrescu’s National Philarmonic Orchestra of Romania (Chopin, Piano Concerto n°1), P.J Cajkovskij Repubblica of Udmurtia Orchestra (Mozart, Concerto for two pianos KV365) and at Teatro Comunale in Alessandria (J.S. Bach, Concerto for tree pianos and orchestra BWV 1063).

She recorded a CD with Russian (Rachmaninov, Balakirev, Glinka) and Chopin for 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 is often invited as a jury member in national and international piano contests.

She teaches piano at the A.Boito Conservatory in Parma (Italy).