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“To experience her intelligence, wit, sophistication and keyboard prowess confounds one’s senses. Surely the delight of eyes, ears and mind are delusions, reason insists. They are not.”
The San Diego News

American Italian-Shanghainese pianist Rossina Grieco began her musical studies with St. Petersburg pedagogue, Luba Ugorski, at four years old. After winning global recognition and prizes all across America she made her formal debut at Copley Hall with the San Diego Symphony, at eight years old.

She has appeared as soloist with the Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Xiamen Symphonies, Shanghai Philharmonic, and the China Philharmonic in venues including the Lincoln Center, Poly Theatre, Koerner Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Xinghai Concert Hall, The Auditorium at TSRI, and Sherwood Hall. She has also worked with conductors including Gábor Takács-Nagy, Yu Long, Xu Zhong, Chen Zuo Huang, Chen Xie Yang, Yoon Jae Lee and Jung-Ho Pak. Rossina was invited as guest artist at the Beijing International Music Festival, La Jolla Music Society, Antheneum Concert Series, as well as performing numerous private recitals across San Diego, Toronto, Leeds, and New York. She released her debut recording in 2020 with Orpheus Classical, featuring Chopin’s Scherzi and Preludes.

Rossina is currently accepting recital, chamber and concerto engagements. Get in touch to discuss a booking.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Longest standing recipient of the Ihnatowycz prize (previous recipients include Jan Lisciecki)
  • Publicly performed, without intermission, all of the Chopin Etudes, Preludes and Scherzi in their entirety
  • Youngest artist to debut with the San Diego Symphony as soloist (aged 8 years old)
  • Released her debut album, featuring works by Chopin, on Orpheus Classical in 2020. A second recording will follow soon, featuring works by Beethoven.
  • Performed Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 under the baton of Gábor Takács-Nagy at Koerner Hall (see video below)

Watch & Listen

Bach Partita No.3, Beethoven Sonata Op. 2 No. 1, Chopin 24 Preludes, Liszt Mephisto Waltz
Chopin Études Op. 10 and 25
Mozart K.331, Chopin Four Scherzi, Tchaikovsky Natha Waltz
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 – Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor : Maestro Gábor Takács-Nagy
Orchestra : Royal Conservatory Orchestra
Venue : Koerner Hall


Repertoire

Recital repertoire

J.S. Bach Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no.2 in C minor BWV 847; Prelude and Fugue no. 6 in D minor BWV 851; Prelude and Fugue no. 9 in E major BWV 854
Well-Tempered Clavier Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no. 8 in E-flat minor BWV 853
Partita no. 2 in C minor BWV 826; Partita no. 3 in A minor BWV 827; Bach – Busoni Chaconne in D minor BWV 1004; Toccata in C minor BWV 911

Scarlatti Sonata in D minor L. 58; Sonata in E major L. 23; Sonata in A major L. 345; Sonata in D minor K.141

Mozart Sonata in A major K. 331; Sonata in F major K. 332; Sonata in B-flat major K. 333

Beethoven Sonata op. 2 no. 1 in F minor; Sonata op. 13 no. 8 in C minor; Sonata op. 27 no. 14 in C sharp minor; Sonata op. 53 no. 21 in C major; Sonata op. 57 no. 23 in F minor; Sonata op. 109 no. 30 in E major; Sonata op. 110 no. 31 in A flat major

​Schubert Impromptu op. 142 no. 3 in B-flat major; 4 impromptus op. 90

Mendelssohn Songs Without Words; Variations Serieuses; Rondo Capriccioso

Schumann Abegg Variations op. 1; Papillons op. 2; Kreisleriana op. 16

Brahms Brahms Handel Variations op. 24; Brahms Paganini Variations op. 35

Chopin 24 Etudes op. 10, op. 25; 24 Preludes op. 28; 4 Scherzi; Sonata op. 35 in B-flat minor no. 2; Ballade op. 23 in G minor no. 1; Mazurkas, Nocturnes, Waltzes

Liszt Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonatas. 161, no. 7, “Dante Sonata”; Transcendental Etudes selection); La Campanella; Sonata in B minor S.178; Mephisto Waltz no. 1 in A major; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 S.244; Hungarian Rhapsody No.11, S.244; 3 Sonetti del Petrarca

Rachmaninoff Preludes & Etudes Tableaux (selection); Sonata in B flat minor no. 2 op. 36

Prokofiev Sonata no. 3 in A minor op. 28; Sonata no. 7 in B flat major op. 83

Scriabin Etude No. 1 in C sharp minor op. 2; Etude No. 12 in D sharp minor op. 8; Sonata no. 3 in F sharp minor op. 23; Fantasy in B minor op. 28

Stravinsky​ Petrushka

Tchaikovsky Six Morceaux op. 51; The Seasons op. 37a

Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit


Concertos

Tchaikovsky Concerto in B flat minor op. 23
Rachmaninov Concerto no. 2 in C minor op. 18
Chopin Concerto op. 11 in E minor no. 1
Brahms Concerto no. 1 op. 15 in D minor
Mozart Concert no. 9 “Jeunehomme” K. 271; Concerto no. 20 in D minor K. 466; Concerto no. 21 in C major K. 467; Concerto no. 24 in C minor K. 491
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
Mendelssohn Concerto no. 1 in G minor op. 25
Beethoven Concerto no. 1 op. 15 in C major; Concerto no. 3 op. 37 in C minor; Concerto no. 4 op. 58 in G major


Chamber

Mozart Piano Quartet K.478; Piano Sonata in C major for 4 hands
Beethoven Violin Sonata no. 5 “Spring”; Violin Sonata no. 7; Violin Sonata no.9; Piano Trio “Ghost”
Brahms Three Violin Sonatas; Two Viola Sonatas; Cello Sonata no. 1; Piano Trio no. 1; Piano Quartet no. 2; Piano Quintet op.34​
Fauré Violin Sonata no. 1
Franck Violin Sonata
Schubert “Trout” Quintet; 6 Songs for Clarinet and Piano​
Schumann 3 Romances for Viola and Piano; Andante and Variations for Two Pianos
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor no.1​
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A major no. 2
Bridge Phantasy Piano Quartet
Bizet Jeux d’Enfants
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole

BIOGRAPHY

American Italian-Shanghainese pianist Rossina Grieco was born into a musical household. Surrounded by the influence of opera, orchestral works, and chamber music, Rossina began her musical studies with St. Petersburg pedagogue, Luba Ugorski, at four years old. After winning global recognition and prizes all across America within the first few years, Rossina made her formal debut at Copley Hall with the San Diego Symphony, at eight years old.

She has appeared as soloist with the Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Xiamen Symphonies, Shanghai Philharmonic, and the China Philharmonic in venues such as Lincoln Center, Poly Theatre, Koerner Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Xinghai Concert Hall, The Auditorium at TSRI, and Sherwood Hall. She has played under the baton of Maestros Gábor Takács-Nagy, Yu Long, Xu Zhong, Chen Zuo Huang, Chen Xie Yang, Yoon Jae Lee, and Jung-Ho Pak whilst collaborating with artists such as Jacques Taddei, Zhang Zuo, Jennifer Koh, Boris Berezovsky and Hiroko Nakamura. Rossina was invited as guest artist at the Beijing International Music Festival, La Jolla Music Society, Antheneum Concert Series, as well as performing numerous private recitals across San Diego, Toronto, Leeds, and New York.

Rossina became the longest standing recipient of the Ihnatowycz Prize, one of the highest, and most prestigious artistic awards offered in North America. Rossina has received accolades and academic recognition from institutions such as Juilliard, The Glenn Gould School, Escuela Superior de Música de Reina Sofía and Curtis. Upon graduation of her Undergraduate and Artist’s Diploma, Rossina was unanimously chosen by an artistic commission and recording label, Orpheus Classical, to debut two solo albums.

Read more about Rossina and hear further examples of her work at https://www.rossinagrieco.com/.

BOOKINGS

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