Viller VALBONESI

Piano | Horchschule für Musik Hanns Eisler - Berlin & Musikschule Bela Bartok - Berlin


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Viller Valbonesi has performed in Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Norway, Japan and Utah (USA), at venues such as Philharmonie (Kammermusiksaal) and Konzerthaus (Großer Saal) in Berlin, Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Wittlich Synagoge, Sala Petrassi and Sala S. Cecilia at the “Parco della Musica” in Rome, Sala dei Giganti in Padova, Teatro Malibran in Venezia, Teatro Masini in Faenza, Sala Corelli in Ravenna, Troldhaugen in Bergen, Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Act City Concert Hall in Hamamatsu, Palau de la Mùsica Catalana in Barcelona. Viller has also performed as soloist with many orchestras, including the Orchestra Città di Ravenna, Orchestra Sinfonica Città di Magenta, Orchestra Sinfonica Città di Grosseto, Bacau Philarmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana, Hochschulorchester “Hanns Eisler” Berlin, with conductors such as Ovidiu Balan, Enrique Bàtiz, Christian Ehwald, Alberto Malazzi.

In the last years he has received important prizes: two times the „Echo Preis“ with the Berolina Ensemble (at the „Echo-Klassik 2014“ – Prize as Best Ensemble of the year – and at the “Echo-Klassik 2016” – Prize for the best 19th century chamber music recording), the DAAD prize in 2014, the first prize at the „Renate-Schorler“ Berliner Klavierwettbewerb in 2012 and the „Mozart prize“ for the best Mozart interpretation at the „Schubert Competition“ in Dortmund, Germany, in 2011. In addition he won prizes in many italian competitions, including the International Arcangelo Speranza Competition in Taranto, the International Val Tidone Competition, the International Porrino Competition in Cagliari, the International Scriabin Competition in Grosseto and the „Premio Venezia“.

In addition to performing as a soloist, he is also active as a chamber musician and song accompanist.
Since 2012 he is a member of the „ Berolina Ensemble “, recording with the MDG label (Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm). He makes his appereance as a soloist in the newest release „Rudorff Chamber Music“ (2015), interpreting Ernst Rudorff´s piano works.

In 2015/2016 Viller is Fabio Bidini's assistent at the International Courses in Music Performance “Talent Music Masters” in Brescia (Italy) and at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin. Since 2016 he is piano teacher at the Musikschule “Bela Bartok” in Berlin and secondary-piano teacher at the Hochschule für musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin.

Viller Valbonesi started playing piano under the tutelage of Mauro Minguzzi, and graduated cum laude from the Pergolesi conservatory in Fermo in 2002. Then he studied with Pier Narciso Masi and also received degrees cum Laude from the G. Frescobaldi conservatory in Ferrara in the class of Fabrizio Lanzoni, and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome with Sergio Perticaroli. From 2012 he studied with Fabio Bidini at the Hochschule “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin where he graduated as Konzertexamen in 2015.

Viller has attended several masterclasses with established pianists such as Andràs Schiff, Michel Beroff, Arie Vardi, Andrea Lucchesini, Alexander Lonquich, Bruno Canino, Dario de Rosa, Pier Narciso Masi, Kostantin Bogino, Irwin Gage and Wolfram Rieger.