25 November - 3 December
Graduated with Concert Exam in Piano Performance at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater Hannover under Roberto Szidon, Igor Cognolato unites a peculiar rereading of classic and romantic repertoire, based on the study of original sources, with an intense activity in the field of contemporary music.
Professor at Conservatorio “Benedetto Marcello” in Venice, with 27 years of teaching experience, he regularly holds master-classes at many leading European universities.
Vice President of Richard Wagner Verband in Venice, in 2013 he performed as lead actor in the documentary film “Richard Wagner, diario della sinfonia ritrovata” by Gianni Di Capua, presented in the same year at “70° International Mostra del cinema di Venezia” as well as at Bayreuther Festspiele, and at the Library of Congress in Washington DC (USA).
Starting from 2019 he contributes the Advisory Board of Italian blog Beethoven Autentico, dedicated to the authentic performance of Beethoven’s works; Igor Cognolato pursues a research activity in this specific field and the blog has been read by more than 31.000 people.