Marcantonio Barone - Piano
Marcantonio Barone, an American pianist of mixed Italian and German ancestry, was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania in 1962. He studied with Eleanor Sokoloff at the Curtis Institute of Music and with Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Conservatory of Music. Among his other teachers were Susan Starr and Leonard Shure.
As a solo recitalist, Mr. Barone has performed for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and at the Metropolitan Musem in New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, and the Large Hall of the St. Petersburg Filarmoniya, among many other venues. He performs annually at the Delaware Chamber Music Festival, and as a member of the Lenape Chamber Ensemble, 1807 and Friends, and the Craftsbury Chamber Players.
He and violinist Barbara Govatos received the Classical Recording Foundation’s 2012 Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artist Award for their recording of the complete sonatas for violin and piano of Beethoven, available on Bridge Records.