Danilo Mascetti is an Italian pianist, member of the Lake Como International piano Academy and the Carne Trust Junior Fellow 19'/20' at the Royal College of Music of London. He is the winner of the 2nd prize, best Baroque and best Classical prizes at the prestigious UNISA International Piano Competition 2020, South Africa. He is also part of the Talent Unlimited Scheme and a Live Music Now musician.
He regularly performs as soloist all over Europe, with orchestras such us Pomeriggi Musicali, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Symphonic State Orchestra of Craiova. From 2014 he performs in China and Japan, debuts in London, Prague, Rome, Russia, USA and North Africa, with orchestras such as the West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra Hradec Králové, the Nova Amadeus orchestra, the NYCA Symphony Orchestra, Cambridge Graduate Orchestra, performing for Kyoto International Music Students Festival, Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts, New York Concert Artists.
He recently debuted in Slovenia at the Presidential Palace, as well as with the Johannesburg Philarmonic Orchestra in Pretoria, and at the MuTh Concert Hall in Vienna. In these last few weeks he had his debut in Turkey at the Bodrum Gümüşlük Müzik Festivali as well as in Cambridge, with Brahms Concerto n. 1 with Peter Britton, conductor.
He studied with Vincenzo Balzani, Natalia Trull and Vsevolod Dvorkin, and in England Vanessa Latarche and Gordon Fergus – Thompson; currently student of William Grant Nabore. Besides the most recent prize, he gained international reputation becoming laureate of competitions as “Princesse Lalla Meryem” in Rabat, “Gyorgios Thymis” in Greece, “Chopin” in Rome, “Pianotalents”, “E. Pozzoli” in Seregno, “F.Liszt” in Grottammare. During his studies he was supported by C. Bechstein, the Ann Driver Trust, the Music Talks Award, the INPDAD Italian awards. He is the Artistic Director of Arte Solidale Festival.