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Biography

Antonio Morabito is an Italian pianist and graduate of the Royal College of Music in London. He holds a Master in Piano performance. His studies at RCM were generously supported by the Members of the Board of “Il Circolo”. 

Antonio is also a dedicated piano tutor and teaches through the Royal College of Music Teaching Service.  In addition, Antonio works as a choir conductor at St. Augustine Church in Hammersmith. He has taught piano in Italy as a piano teacher in both private and public schools.

In 2022, he founded Duo Mercadante with the clarinettist Samuel Huston. Together they perform chamber concerts across the South East of England.

He graduated with distinction in Piano from the Cilea Conservatory under the guidance of Marialaura Cosentino who continues to be a guide to Antonio. Whilst studying at the Cilea Conservatory, he also studied Composition. As a composer, he has written solo piano and chamber music, some of which he has performed himself in public concerts and during television broadcasts in Reggio, Italy. In 2019 he won a scholarship from the European Commission and obtained a master’s degree with full marks from the J. Rodrigo Conservatory of Valencia in piano and chamber music with Adolfo Bueso and in choir conducting with Nadya Stoyanova. 

In July 2019 he graduated with distinction in Chamber Music at the Cilea Conservatory. 

Antonio also graduated from the University of Messina with a degree in Philosophy.

He has participated in masterclasses and other high-level piano specialisation courses with acclaimed masters such as: Freddy Kempf, Enrique Batiz Campbell, Cristiano Burato, François-Joël Thiollier, Michele Campanella, Benedetto Lupo, Stefan Stroissnig and Leslie Howard. 

Antonio Morabito playing piano

Moreover, he has received prizes and has achieved high rankings in national and international piano competitions, including the Bruxelles International Piano Competition; the International Competition Città di Barletta; the Mandanici Award; the Rome Competition; Làszlò Spezzaferri International Music Competition; the International Music Competition “Città di Pesaro”; VII Odin International Music Online Competition; “San Donà di Piave” Piano International Competition; International Youth Music Competitions, Atlanta, USA; the London Classic Music Competition and the “International Moscow Music Competition”, Moscow, Russia.

Antonio was honoured to be named “Young Artist of Excellence for the Musical Arts” in 2014 by the “UNICRAM” Association. 

He performed as part of the “Best Italian Graduates” concert season in Castrocaro Terme in September 2017. He is among the artists sponsored by the prestigious Keyboard Trust.

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Moreover, he has received prizes and has achieved high rankings in national and international piano competitions, including the Bruxelles International Piano Competition; the International Competition Città di Barletta; the Mandanici Award; the Rome Competition; Làszlò Spezzaferri International Music Competition; the International Music Competition “Città di Pesaro”; VII Odin International Music Online Competition; “San Donà di Piave” Piano International Competition; International Youth Music Competitions, Atlanta, USA; the London Classic Music Competition and the “International Moscow Music Competition”, Moscow, Russia.

Antonio was honoured to be named “Young Artist of Excellence for the Musical Arts” in 2014 by the “UNICRAM” Association. 

He performed as part of the “Best Italian Graduates” concert season in Castrocaro Terme in September 2017. He is among the artists sponsored by the prestigious Keyboard Trust.