Born in 1986, Roberta Pandolfi is an eclectic pianist with an innate curiosity. Her intense and varied concert activity in the last 15 years has been leading her all over the world to perform together with important artists like Irvine Arditti, Kirill Rodin and Theodosia Ntokou.
She constantly performs in prestigious theaters in Italy and Europe: the legendary Liszt Grand Hall at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, as a soloist with Szolnok Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Azerbaijan State Academic Philarmonic Hall in Baku where she performed Prokofiev Piano concerto n.5 op.55 with the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra conducted by M° Yalchin Adigezalov. The concert has been broadcasted by Azerbaijan National Television.
In Turin, at the Auditorium Toscanini, she took part in a project about a concert lesson-about Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, which she held together with Massimo Bernardini and RAI National Symphony Orchestra.
In the last years Roberta had numerous performances in Italy and Europe such as at Bologna Festival, Bologna Modern, Bari Piano Festival, Festival Pianistico Bartolomeo Cristofori, Festival dei Due Mondi, Amici della Musica di Udine, Ferrara Piano Festival, Piano City Milano, Orleans Theater, Wolfsburg Castle, Haydn Hall iat MDW in Vienna, Pro Musica Aguilas in Spain, Szolnok Aba Novak Cultural Center, Liszt Hall in Budapest
The national and international concert activity led her to perform with important orchestras such as RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana, Orquesta Sinfonica de la Region de Murcia, Szolnok Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Rossini, Wunderkammer Orchestra, Eurosinfonietta Wien, Orchestra Olimpia, Orchestra Corelli, Orchestra da Camera Santa Maria del Suffragio and conductors like Yalchin Adigezalov, Carlo Tenan, Desar Sulejmani, Octavio J. Peidrò, Vincente Ariño, Daniele Rossi, Francesca Perrotta, Lorenzo Sbaffi, Noris Borgogelli.
2023 is expected to be a year full of musical appointments with Roberta Pandolfi. She will debut in Prague with North Czech Philarmonic conducted by Christian Schulz, with Kirill Rodin and Sam Kim (Euroasia Trio) in Seoul at the Lotte Concert Hall (main stage) and Seoul Center for Arts for the Seoul Chamber Music Festival, Festival Entre Quintas (Portugal), Udine, Palermo, Mantova and Lugo; with accordionist Raffaele Damen at Wörthersee Classics in Klagenfürt. She will be back on the stage with the great Irvine Arditti with the complete Fremde Szenen by Wolfgang Rihm that will be released as a discographic production.
Interviews and performances by Roberta Pandolfi have been broadcast by Rai Radio 3, Rai 1, Sky Arte and France Musique.
She recorded compositions by Danilo Comitini with music labels Stradivarius and Da Vinci.
In 2019, together with conductor Francesca Perrotta, Roberta Pandolfi founded Orchestra Olimpia, a female only symphonic orchestra and an association in favour of human rights and music projects. Roberta is currently artistic director and secretary of Orchestra Olimpia.
In the same year Roberta also gave birth to the international concert season “Fossombrone Classica” with the support of accordionist Raffaele Damen.
Roberta Pandolfi successfully completed a Master of Arts in Piano Performance and graduated with Honors in the class of Maestro Giovanni Valentini at Conservatoire “G.Rossini” in Pesaro and further specialized in classical and romantic music with Maestri Leonid Margarius and Enrico Pace at International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola and Piano Academy in Pinerolo.
On June 17th 2021 Roberta Pandolfi was the first one in Italy to obtain a 2nd-level Master’s Degree in Contemporary Music Piano Solo at Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo.
She successfully graduated with the highest grades and Honorable Mention under the guidance of Maestri Emanuele Arciuli, Nicholas Hodges, Tamara Stefanovich and Massimiliano Damerini.
Roberta perfectioned her talent with Maestri Pavel Gililov, Andrea Bonatta (Talent Music Master Courses in Brescia), Andrzeji Jasinki, Leslie Howard, Benedetto Lupo, Boris Petrushansky, Franco Scala, Maria Grazia Bellocchio in several courses and masterclasses in the last 10 years, where she also enjoyed widespread appreciation.
As a soloist and in chamber music ensembles, she got on the podium of several international competitions such as Verona, Osimo, Viareggio and Riccione.
She is regularly invited as jury member in national competitions.