Field of Study: PIANO PRACTICE AND READING - COTP/03
Having graduated with highest honours at the age of 18, Raffaello Moretti studied in Paris under Aldo Ciccolini and Marie-Françoise Bucquet, then in Barcelona under Alicia de Larrocha where he completed his Master’s degree in Spanish Music at the Marshall Academy, and finally in London under Tatiana Sarkissova, acquiring a Master’s of Arts from the Royal Academy of Music.
He also studied for 4 years at the International Piano Academy (Como), directed by Martha Argerich, where he attended lessons delivered by William Grant Naboré, Leon Fleisher, Claude Franck, Menahem Pressler, Charles Rosen, Dmitri Bashkirov, Fou Ts’ong, and Andreas Staier.
He also studied intensively under Galina Eugaizarova, in Madrid.
During this time, he attended several masterclasses: at the Mozarteum in Salzburg for Andrzej Jasinky, at the Foundation Yamaha in Paris for Elisso Virsaladze and at the 'Schelswig - Holstein Musik Festival' in Lübeck, for Bruno Leonardo Gelber.
Graduated from the CIMA foundation, Tuscany, he also won the First Prize at the Moncalieri (1992) and Mondovì (1994) International Competitions.
He has broad international experience having performed in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, England, USA, Mexico, and Argentina.
He has also collaborated for many years with 'I Solisti Aquilani' Quintet.
He graduated in Philosophy with highest honours at the Università Statale of Milan; his thesis on Nietzsche’s philosophy was supervised by Professor Carlo Sini.
He then studied under Jacques Derrida at the 'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Scienes Sociales' in Paris.
He is now working on a phd on Alfred Cortot and the importance of his pianism on European culture in the first half of the 20th Century at 'King’s College' in London, where he is currently living.