Graziana Presicce

Podcast Producer & Project Manager

Graziana Presicce is an Italian pianist, based in the United Kingdom. She recently completed a scholarship-funded PhD in Music Performance at the University of Hull (2020). Her research and doctoral thesis, also explored through her performance activities, investigates music listeners’ experiences of visual imagery. Graziana graduated in 2012 with a First Class BA Music Degree at the University of Hull, where she was awarded the Sir Thomas Beecham Music Scholarship and Special Prize in Music; she then completed a Master course with Distinction (2014).

As a performer, Graziana actively engages in recitals, both as a soloist as well as accompanist. Past engagements include concertos with the New International Chamber Ensemble (NICE) and the former Hull University Orchestra. Graziana also performed on various occasions as part of the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra, beside an engagement as a concerto rehearsal pianist. In March 2017, she performed what is believed to be the recorded premiere of works by the Hull-born composer Ethel Leginska, alongside baritone Lee Tsang. The events, part of Women of the World Festival and Hull City of Culture 2017, were also featured on BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters.