Italian fortepianist and musicologist Costantino Mastroprimiano (b. 1964) studied at the Conservatorio di Musica, Foggia, and gained diplomas in piano and chamber music at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena. He specializes in 18th- and 19th-century piano music, especially the works of Clementi, Dussek, Hummel, Cramer, Czerny, Kalkbrenner and Moscheles. As a soloist and chamber musician he has appeared throughout Italy and Europe, and among his recordings is the award-winning 18-CD cycle of Clementi’s complete sonatas (Brilliant Classics). He teaches chamber music and pianoforte (historic performance) at the Conservatorio di Musica Francesco Morlacchi in Perugia, and gives frequent masterclasses in Italy. He is also curator and member of the editorial board of Muzio Clementi’s Opera Omnia (Urtext) published by Ut Orpheus, Bologna.
For further details of his career, recordings, present and future projects visit his website.