THE SOUND OF STEFANO PETROCCO
Pianist & Accompanist
Stefano performs as a pianist and accompanist. His wide-ranged repertoire includes classical and contemporary composers with a special interest in the works by Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann and Aleksandr Nikolaevič Skrjabin.
He started his musical studies in Italy where he obtained a Master’s Degree in piano performance and opera accompaniment. In addition, he specialised in chamber music in Florence with Prof. Pier Narciso Masi, and later on in Rome with Prof. Konstantin Bogino. From 2014 to July 2017, he was a post-graduate student in Piano Performance and Chamber Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Vienna with Prof. Roswitha Heintze. In June 2018, Stefano successfully graduated with a Master’s Degree in Opera Accompaniment at the Music and Arts Private University of Vienna with Prof. Kristin Okerlund.
In January 2020, Stefano was invited as a guest accompanist for the children's opera "Pünktchen und Anton" by Iván Eröd at the Vienna State Opera. At the moment, he works as an accompanist for the children's opera productions at the Stadttheater Baden in Baden bei Wien and as accompanist for the secondary school choir at the Vienna International School in Vienna.
It is never too late to learn piano!
Thanks to his ten-year experience as Piano Teacher, Stefano gives the chance to his students to develop their technical and musical skills through discipline, knowledge and joy for
Piano lessons for beginners, intermediate and professionals.
Music theory lessons
Thanks to his studies and his ten-year experience as accompanist, he offers:
Opera accompaniment (scenic and musical rehearsals)
Vocal chamber music accompaniment
Coaching sessions in Italian, English, German, Spanish
Phonetics for singers (Italian, English, German, Spanish, French, Russian and Czech
Instrumental and choir accompaniment
“To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the destiny of the artist.”