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San Jose International Piano Competition 2019 Edition

Antonio Pompa-Baldi is the First Prize winner at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, and top prize winner at the 1998 Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition, Antonio Pompa-Baldi also won a silver medal at the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, as well as the Award for the Best Performance of a New Work. Mr. Pompa-Baldi has toured extensively in four continents, bringing his assured touch on the keyboard to some of the world's major concert venues including Cleveland's Severance Hall, Milan's Sala Verdi, Naples' Teatro Diana, New York's Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Boston's Symphony Hall, and Paris' Salle Cortot, Salle Gaveau, Salle Pleyel, Theatre des Champs-Elysees and Théâtre du Châtelet. Mr. Pompa-Baldi's most recent engagements included highly acclaimed orchestral and solo debuts at Carnegie Hall, respectively in Isaac Stern Auditorium and Zankel Hall. He also performed over 70 recitals in cities such as Seoul, Chicago, Ravinia, Houston, Portland, Sacramento, Fort Worth, and Salt Lake City. Mr. Pompa-Baldi's recordings include an all-Brahms disc (Azica), a live and unedited recital from his award-winning Cliburn Competition performances (Harmonia Mundi), and the Rheinberger piano sonatas for Centaur Records. In 2003 he was appointed Distinguished Professor of Piano at the Cleveland Institute of Music

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