(official homepage) Sara Bartolucci and Rodolfo Alessandrini formed The Florence Piano Duo in 1990, and quickly became one of the most original and eclectic duos of recent generations. They have since won important International Competitions and performed in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and U.S.A.
Their extensive repertoire includes composers of all types and of all historical periods. They have played over 170 works in public with more than 50 first performances. They are also famous for their own transcriptions, like all which can be heard on this CD.
Their Radio and Television recordings are numerous: recently they have realized the first world recording of the "Manifesto of Futurist Music" by F. B. Pratella (CD - Radio 2 Music, Mudima, CH).
They have published important Urtext 4 hands scores for the publisher Carisch.
After graduating "Magna cum Laude" in Florence, they specialized in Fortepiano and Romantic Piano with Stefano Fiuzzi at the International Piano Academy of Imola, receiving the honorary title of "Master".
They are also the artistic directors of the prestigious "Muzio Clementi" Piano Competition in Italy.