Part-time Professor




Mauro Bertoli, pianist, born in Brescia, Italy, has established himself on the international stage and has been praised by the press for his formidable technique and exceptional sensitivity. He performs regularly for important Festivals and in major concert halls through Europe, Asia, North and South America. Mauro live performances as well as recordings from his ten albums have been broadcast on CBC Radio, Radio Camara Brazil, Brasilia Super Radio, Radio Classica Bresciana and Radio Classica Milano, among others.

Invited to debut for the recognized International Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo, in Italy (April 2016), he has also been awarded the prestigious Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Prize for young interpreters. A new addition to the Prize that since 2000 has been awarded by the above mentioned Festival and the Foundation CAB to personalities such as Pollini, Argerich, Kissin, Uchida, Ashkenazy, Sokolov, Lupu, Lang Lang, Temirkanov, Muti, Maazel, Ughi, Rostropovich, Maisky, and that for the first time ever has been assigned to a young pianist with an emerging international career.

A national and international prize-winner, he has won twenty-four Piano Competitions and was the recipient of the prestigious "Giuseppe Sinopoli Award", awarded personally by Giorgio Napolitano, ex-President of the Italian Republic.

Besides focusing on his solo recitals and being a soloist with orchestras, Mauro is an accomplished chamber musician and has appeared together with Yosuke Kawasaki, Jessica Linnebach, Wolfgang David, Netanel Draiblate, Yusuke Hayashi, Lucia Luque, Liv Hilde Klokk, Kerson Leong, David Gardner, Paul Marleyn, Winona Zelenka, Jethro Marks, Eric Ruske, Emilio Colón, Kenneth Grant, Steeve Michaud, Julie Nesrallah, Marco Zoni, Massimiliano Motterle among others. Lately his performance of the complete Violin and Piano Sonatas as well as the complete Cello and Piano Sonatas by L. Van Beethoven in a two days “marathon” has been highly praised by critics and audience.

Together with violinist Netanel Draiblate and cellist David Gardner he formed the New World Piano Trio, and performed in several Festivals and Universities in South America.

Mauro Bertoli lives in Ottawa, Canada, since March 2009, where he is Part Time Piano Professor at Ottawa University and Piano Accompanist at the Conservatoire de Musique de Gatineau. 

Thanks to his interest in the different aspects of classical music, Mauro is also the founder and director of MitBravour – Artist Collective, a Management Agency for instrumentalists.


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