"Fortunately we are in the best hands of the Italian pianist, who plays these sonatas with sensitivity, kind stolen and beautiful sound" (Hastings)
A pupil of Aldo Ciccolini, who called him an ‘excellent, high-class, convincing, brilliant, impressive pianist’, the only one to whom the great master handed over his legacy in the form of an exciting book published by Curci. "Conversations with Aldo Ciccolini". Dario Candela has matured as a musician with guidance of Sergio Fiorentino and Fausto Zadra, Dario possesses a knowledge of the piano based on the great Neapolitan tradition.
He plays solo and in various chamber ensembles collaborating in dozens of concerts with the Italian Virtuosi, the San Carlo Soloists, Rocco Filippini, Alain Meunier, Antony Pay, Francesco Manara, Luca Signorini, Rita Marcotulli, Eric Porche, Martin Stegner, Hans Udo Heinzmann and also with Aldo Ciccolini, Bruno Canino and Roberto De Simone, in venues and institutions such as the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Mercadante in Naples, Teatro de la Commedie Francaise in Paris and abroad: Belgium, Spain, Greece, France, Germany, Slovenia, Switzerland, States US, Romania, Poland, Serbia.
He recorded for the Phoenix Classic, Naxos, Brilliant and for Dynamic the complete Sonata by Cimarosa considered by the German magazine Pianonews "wonderful (Schafer)" and hailed by the American critics as the first performance that returns to the sonata of Cimarosa their fair value
Piano City artistic director of Naples for five editions, the big event, which has had a following of 35,000 spectators, has served as coordinator of the classical section, involving hundreds of artists, from the youngest to internationally renowned professionals.
Sonata in A minor. Largo (C.55)
Sonata in A major. Allegro (C47)
Sonata in Bb minor. Andantino (C.70)
Sonata in D minor. Andante con moto (C79)
10 Sonata in C major. Allegro (C88)
Sonata No. 13 KV 333 in si b magg
Sonata No. 14 KV 457 in do mineur
Sonata No. 17 si bem. Magg K. 570
Venue : Esplanade Recital Studio