The Piano Pod team had the privilege of interviewing Mr. Claudio Constantini, an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist: piano🎹 and bandoneon🪗, and a composer✍🏼 in demand from Madrid🇪🇸. 

During the interview, we covered topics including Mr. Constantini’s upbringing, his career as a classical pianist and bandoneonist, and his latest projects, such as his brand new composition, Genesis, recording of complete works by Debussy, and so much more!

[Claudio Constantini—Concert Pianist/Bandoneonist/Composer]

Born and raised in Lima (Peru) into a musical family, his unique style is defined by its solid classical roots paired with a passion for popular music genres, among which Latin American music and improvisation play a key role.

Mr. Constantini has performed worldwide in top venues such as Amsterdam’s Concértgebouw, The Berliner Philharmonie, and The Los Angeles Opera House, among many others. 

Next season, Mr. Constantini will appear as a soloist with distinguished orchestras such as the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne and the Robert Schumann Philharmonie. He will also premiere his composition, Concerto for Bandoneón & Orchestra, commissioned to commemorate Astor Piazzolla’s birth centenary and perform Rhapsody in Blue with the Tacoma Symphony in Seattle.

Mr. Constantini has released six CD albums; one of them, titled AMERICA, has earned him a nomination for a LATIN GRAMMY award in 2019 in the “Best Classical Album” category. In addition, he has been working on the complete piano works by Claude Debussy, of which he has already released two albums. And the first volume was selected among the ten best albums of the year 2015 by Fanfare magazine, USA. 

Mr. Constantini recently released two singles, Genesis and Alone, which precede his upcoming new album to be released in spring 2022. 


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