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Marco Sanna has already made a name for himself by playing both as a soloist and also in chamber ensembles in Italy, Germany, Sweden, USA, Switzerland, Spain, France, Hungary and Belgium, in important concert Halls as Philharmonie and Kammermusiksaal Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Beethovenhaus Bonn, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Herkulessaal in Munich and many others.

Marco is now particularly active as a chamber music pianist, playing in many different types of ensembles.

As a founding member of the Trio Orelon, he has won the first prize at major competitions like the ARD competition in Munich, the Melbourne International chamber music competition and the Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne in Graz and has performed extensively in Europe, Japan and Australia.

He has collaborated with great artists such as Mayumi Kanagawa, Natalia Lomeiko, Yuri Zhislin and Andy Miles, he's a regular chamber music partner of members of the Berliner Philarmoniker and the Karajan Akademie Berlin and also with members of Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, WDR Funkhaus Orchester Köln and Gürzenich Orchester Köln.


Marco has played at important national events in Germany such as the welcoming of the Chinese First Lady during her first visit or for the german Federal President in Berlin. He has taken part at festivals such as the Verbier Festival, Rheingau Musik Festival, Beethoven Fest Bonn, Rome International Piano Festival, Budapest Academy Festival, the Aurora Festival and many others.


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During Summer 2017, Marco set off on a four month concert tour,  featuring in a piano quintet, which traveled to both Europe and America.  This tour was officially sponsored by the Lincoln Center, New York City.

In the project “Beethoven's daughters” at the Beethovenfest Bonn, together with german violinist Judith Stapf, he played the 10 Beethoven's violin sonatas combining them with works of women composers. The concert series has been highly praised by critics and audience.



Marco holds a degree from the prestigious Berlin "Hanns Eisler" and Cologne Music Universities, and has taken part in masterclasses with top musicians such as Jacques Rouvier, Benedetto Lupo, Pinchas Zukerman, Pamela Frank, Menahem Pressler, Andras Schiff, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Josè Gallardo, Friedemann Weigle and Jonathan Aner.


Marco enjoys cooking in his free time, when he has some!  His native language is Italian and he speaks German, English and French fluently.  He is very curious and forever interested in music, travels, languages and people.

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